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Elizabeth R. Crotty

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Crotty Saland PC
52 Duane Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone: 212-312-7129
Fax: 212-918-9375
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed in New York Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Criminal Defense: White Collar
Attorney Profile

Attorney Elizabeth R. Crotty is a founding partner of the Crotty Saland PC law firm in New York, New York. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 20 years of total legal experience, Ms. Crotty provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater New York City metro area who are facing charges for any type of felony or misdemeanor offense.

Early in her legal career, Ms. Crotty served as the Assistant District Attorney with the Trial Division of the New York County District Attorney's Office. During her more than four years of service, she handled hundreds of criminal cases encompassing the full spectrum of offenses, from drug possession and weapons violations to complex and sophisticated federal and white collar crimes. As a former prosecutor, she has invaluable insight into the criminal justice system, which enables her to devise the most effective strategy possible for the accused.

Along with criminal defense, Ms. Crotty also has extensive experience handling complex civil litigation matters, both domestically and internationally, arising from aviation accidents, product liability, wrongful death and other acts of negligence or wrongdoing. From her efforts, she has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for her plaintiff clients, and whether acting as defense counsel or prosecuting tortious claims, she has gained a reputation as a fierce and tireless advocate for those she serves.

In recognition for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Crotty has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers as being among the top 5% of attorneys in her region. She has also received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo along with numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

Ms. Crotty began her legal career in 2000 after obtaining her Juris Doctor from Fordham University School of Law and her license to practice from the New York State Bar Association. She is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and she is a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee and the Federal Bar Council, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Drug & Alcohol Violations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Sex Offenses


3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2011

About Elizabeth R. Crotty

First Admitted: 2001

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of the City Bar, International Human Rights Committee
  • Federal Bar Council
  • New York City Bar Association’s Judiciary Committee
  • New York State Courts, the Southern and Eastern Districts
  • Manhattan District Attorney’s Association, Board Member
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Office Location for Elizabeth R. Crotty

52 Duane Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10007

Phone: 212-312-7129

Fax: 212-918-9375

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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