Brian P. Ketcham

Top rated White Collar Crimes attorney in New York, New York

Ketcham Law PLLC
Brian P. Ketcham
Ketcham Law PLLC

Practice Areas: White Collar Crimes; view more

Licensed in New York since: 2009

Education: Brooklyn Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

Ketcham Law PLLC

52 Duane St
7th Floor
New York, NY 10007 Visit website


Brian P. Ketcham represents clients throughout the United States in white collar investigations and prosecutions, tax controversy matters, and commercial litigation cases. His practice areas include: white collar criminal defense, tax investigations and audits, internal investigations, voluntary disclosures to the IRS and state tax authorities, and commercial litigation.  Mr. Ketcham is often called upon to represent clients in federal sentencing proceedings and related matters, such as compassionate release applications and is often engaged as pool counsel or conflict counsel in large corporate investigations. 

Admitted to practice in the state of New York, Mr. Ketcham is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Tax Court.  He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation and Criminal Law Committee, as well as a member of the New York City Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council. 

In 2008, Mr. Ketcham graduated from Brooklyn Law School with his Juris Doctor and thereafter completed two federal clerkships.  In his career spanning more than a decade in private practice, he practiced at an elite New York white collar and tax litigation boutique and now operates his own solo practice that embraces the new cloud-based model which leverages flexible meeting spaces, secure cloud computing and mobile technology to offer clients the most cost-effective, efficient representation—without sacrificing quality.

Mr. Ketcham has represented clients before federal and state trial and appellate courts, the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, federal, state and local tax authorities, and the United States Tax Court.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar

Focus areas

Criminal Law - Federal, White Collar Crime

  • 100% Criminal Defense: White Collar

First Admitted: 2009, New York

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2012
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012
  • U.S.D.C. Eastern District of New York, 2011
  • U.S.D.C. Southern District of New York, 2011
  • New York Bar, 2009
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Representative Clients:
  • Together with Sharon L. McCarty, Mr. Ketcham represented an entrepreneur charged with honest services wire fraud and violations of the Travel Act in connection with an alleged kickback scheme.  The defendant was sentenced to a term of probation despite a sentencing guidelines range of 18 to 24 months’ imprisonment., 2018
  • Mr. Ketcham represented the CEO large family-owned company charged with filing false sales tax and corporate income tax returns.  The case was resolved with a civil settlement., 2018
  • Mr. Ketcham represented Paul J. Manafort, Jr. in the prosecutions brought by the Special Counsel’s Office in the District of Columbia and the Eastern District of Virginia.  In the Virginia case, Mr. Ketcham was a member of the trial team that defended Mr. Manafort against allegations of bank fraud and tax fraud related to the use of offshore accounts., 2019

Office location for Brian P. Ketcham

52 Duane St
7th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-518-6380


3 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

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