Criminal Defense Attorneys, Perlmutter & McGuinness, P.C.

about us

Perlmutter & McGuinness, P.C. brings a broad-base of New York criminal defense experience that very few lawyers anywhere can match. From defending terrorists, to organized crime figures, to gang leaders, from murder and death-penalty cases, to uncovering police corruption, to forging new pathways in international human rights law, Adam Perlmutter and Daniel McGuinness have developed a reputation as aggressive trial attorneys whose work is firmly grounded in thorough preparation, superior knowledge of the law, and a steadfast commitment to integrity.

Their work has received national and international attention including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New Yorker, National Public Radio and elsewhere.  They have also appeared as a commentators on CNN, Al Jazeera, TruTV (formerly Court TV) and other news outlets.

The New York criminal defense attorneys of Perlmutter & McGuinness, P.C.. have experience in defending cases in all federal and state courts throughout New York City and beyond.  Everyone on our team has received extensive training including our staff members.  Also, no client will ever have difficulty contacting their attorney – even on nights and weekends – because all of our lawyers provide their personal cell phone number to each client with whom they work.  We are there for you 24/7.

Keys to success

Our organized and methodical approach to defending criminal and civil cases consistently results in excellent outcomes for our clients. The key to the firm’s success is an extensive knowledge of the law, the courts, the judges, and the legal process that is unparalleled. The firm’s employees, from attorneys to support staff, treat each client with respect, care and patience. We are there to protect you and to protect your life.

With offices located in Midtown Manhattan, just blocks from both Grand Central Station and Penn Station, Perlmutter & McGuinness, P.C. is easily accessible from everywhere in New York City, as well as Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut and Westchester. Every lawyer in our office is well versed in the courts, prosecutors, and law-enforcement agencies and will discreetly and professionally handle every aspect of your case, from arrest to arraignment to trial and appeal, if necessary.

In additional to our legal work, we also strive to support New York neighborhoods by contributing to various community initiatives.