Message From Founding Partner
"Our 'team approach' is more than a simple mantra - it is our framework for success. Our Criminal Defense Lawyers, former prosecutors and big-firm attorneys, bring together an unmatched level of knowledge and experience to the defense of our clients.
Our criminal trial team brings over five decades of combined experience to the defense of each and every one of our clients. Together, we offer something unique - big-firm representation in a small-firm atmosphere. I am truly proud of our team, its reputation and record of success.
Don't take my word for it. Check out Case Results and Testimonials from our many satisfied clients."
- Ryan Blanch, Founding Partner
Edited from 2011 Super Lawyers:
The Blanch Law Firm (BLF) focuses on white-collar investigations and complex criminal cases nationally. Having recruited its attorneys from top-ranked national law firms, Ivy League law schools and prosecutors’ offices, BLF has a team consisting of big-firm lawyers, a former bureau chief and Columbia law school graduates. Prior to joining BLF, head paralegal Emel McDowell devoted over 15 years to assisting convicted felony offenders in preparing their appeals. “Each team member’s background hails from a different side of the criminal justice system, making our collaborative effort uniquely essential to our success,” says Ryan Blanch.
Criminal Defense at BLF
BLF is a premiere criminal defense firm and is widely regarded as among the most experienced criminal practices in New York. We defend the accused on charges ranging from multi-stage, complex fraud cases to financial crimes to notorious New York homicides and felony cases to drug charges and price fixing. Our top criminal attorney, and managing partner, has been recognized by AVVO as 10.0 rated, Super Lawyers, a Top 100 Trial Attorney by The National Trial Lawyers, assn and the Federal Bar Association of Washington D.C. as a top oral advocate.
Our criminal lawyer team is broken into the following groups:
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Recently, BLF's criminal attorneys obtained a “not guilty” verdict in a federal money laundering trial and a dismissal in a human trafficking / organized crime case out of the Southern District of New York. BLF has successfully defended criminal cases and investigations brought by the DOJ, SEC and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices, as well as federal and state criminal investigations involving financial crimes, wire fraud, mail fraud, price fixing, attempted murder, Ponzi schemes, money laundering, securities violations, so-called crime cartels involving alleged insurance fraud organizations, gambling rings and conspiracies nationwide.