Practice Areas

White-Collar Criminal Defense & Government Investigations

As a premiere white collar criminal defense firm, Jacob Laufer, P.C. has defended high-profile individuals and corporations in criminal prosecutions and investigations for over 40 years. We have significant depth and breadth of experience in both law enforcement and defense. We represent clients at all stages of white-collar criminal litigation, in both federal and state courts. Our services range from advising targets and witnesses of grand jury investigations , to negotiating with government agencies and representing our clients at trial, sentencing and on appeal.

Our cases frequently focus on white-collar issues, such as wire fraud, mortgage fraud, accounting and securities related crimes, tax offenses, money laundering, criminal and civil forfeiture, RICO insurance and health care fraud, political corruption and bribery, extortion, violations of the False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, environmental violations and compliance, and customs fraud.

Whether or not a case goes to trial, Jacob Laufer, P.C. understands that every aspect of a case requires our full attention and efforts, and that pre-trial preparation and strategy are equally as important to a successful defense as masterful courtroom representation.

At our firm, each case is not just a matter and an index number, but a client and a person. Clients know they have full access to communication with our attorneys. When it comes to our legal representation, no stone is unturned and no issue is too complex. Jacob Laufer, P.C. attorneys realize that your exclusive matter is our exclusive matter.


Commercial Litigation

Jacob Laufer, P.C.’s Commercial Litigation practice represents individuals and clients with small, medium, and large-size companies, closely-held and family-owned businesses, not-for-profit charitable organizations, and individual entrepreneurs which operate in a wide variety of industries, including finance, manufacturing, health care, insurance, pharmaceuticals, real estate development, transportation and e-commerce. We have experience representing institutions and corporations in virtually every type of legal controversy with significant success.

Jacob Laufer, P.C. represents clients as plaintiffs and as defendants in a wide range of commercial disputes over the construction and enforceability of complex commercial instruments and commercial agreements in all forms. Our attorneys help clients analyze the risk and cost of litigation and the relative benefits of settlement or mediation to determine the resolution that is tailored to their business objectives.

Jacob Laufer, P.C. attorneys are extremely skilled in resolving disputes related to complex commercial matters, such as contract disputes and business disputes. Our attorneys also handle a broad range of litigation regarding real property and real estate development.

Whether a client needs counseling, mediation, arbitration, or aggressive litigation, our experience, skills, and resources help meet every challenge. Jacob Laufer, P.C. attorneys try cases in federal, state, and local courts, and represent clients before state and federal agencies. Our attorneys arbitrate disputes in private proceedings and before organizations such as the American Arbitration Association and the Diamond Dealers Club.

Jacob Laufer, P.C. attorneys realize that your exclusive matter is our exclusive matter. Our attorneys collaborate with clients throughout every step of the litigation, never losing sight of our client’s business objectives or budget and customizing our approach for each case.


Entertainment Litigation

Jacob Laufer, P.C. has represented clients in matters spanning issues involving trademark, defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, profit participation, royalty payments, and the interpretation of recording, film, distribution, and talent contracts.

Jacob Laufer, P.C.’s entertainment clients have included prominent entertainment figures. Our creative approach allows us to handle litigation and legal matters on the forefront of entertainment law. Jacob Laufer, P.C. has handled cases involving innovative concepts, establishing important legal precedent.

Jacob Laufer, P.C. attorneys have provided significant pre-litigation counseling to the firm’s clients. As a boutique firm, Jacob Laufer, P.C. can respond quickly when disputes arise over production, distribution and licensing issues. With over 40 years of experience, the firm has the ability to conduct litigation at a highly sophisticated level.

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