Reputable, Respected, and Highly Effective White-Collar Defense Attorneys

Our attorneys have successfully protected and defended clients charged with white-collar criminal charges in Michigan. We are highly respected and widely considered to be among the top lawyers defending these matters.

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An Example of White-Collar Crime is Tax Fraud.

Imagine you filed your income tax several years ago and just received a notice of an IRS audit for that year’s filing. You learn that the audit has turned into a criminal investigation. You are “officially” under investigation for white-collar crime. Do not be fooled into thinking that a criminal investigator is looking to determine the truth. You are a target, and the government wants to build a federal or state case against you. It would be best if you had a white-collar criminal defense attorney to protect and defend you immediately.

Many people are under the mistaken, naive belief that because they did not do anything wrong or did not do what they are accused of, they can explain “the truth,” and the investigation or the allegations will go away. If your case has gotten to the point of a criminal investigation, remember that anything you say “can and will be used against you.” Only the most highly qualified criminal defense lawyer is in a position to defend these complex, white-collar criminal allegations.

The difference between an attorney defending white-collar crime vs. street crime

The street crime defense attorney often operates from the assumption that the government has enough evidence to convict the client of a felony or a misdemeanor, and their job is “damage control.” A white-collar criminal defense attorney’s job is to convince the government to conclude that its case is not strong enough to proceed with prosecution. In those cases where the evidence is strong, a capable criminal defense lawyer can often negotiate a civil resolution and avoid a criminal conviction.

In white-collar cases, the defense attorney conducts a defense investigation and intervention before the government investigation concludes and sometimes before it even begins. By being proactive, an individual suspected of a white-collar crime can frequently avoid prosecution altogether.

The central theme is that the white-collar criminal defense attorney works to control the government’s access to information and increase their client’s bargaining power.

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Proficient Representation for White-Collar Criminal Allegations

The role of the white-collar criminal defense attorney is to prevent charges if possible. When a criminal charge has already occurred, the lawyer may work to get the charges dismissed or negotiate a settlement that preserves the client’s lifestyle and freedom at every stage of the white-collar prosecution process. An effective white-collar criminal defense attorney must have the experience, temperament, and intellect to see nuances and threats even before they happen. The attorneys at LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. are specialists in white-collar criminal defense. Our attorneys have decades of criminal defense experience in courtrooms across Michigan. We have a reputation for success and are here to help. If you or a loved one is accused of a non-violent crime, there can still be a risk of harsh punishment under the law, and it is in your best interest to immediately retain a white-collar criminal defense attorney. White-collar crimes may include embezzlement, fraud, conspiracy, identity theft, or bribery. Many people are surprised that these offenses carry more than financial penalties, often resulting in a jail sentence. The experienced legal team at LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. is dedicated to fighting on your behalf to have the charges dropped or reduced.

Choosing the Most Effective White-Collar Defense Lawyer: Why LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. Stands Out

When facing white-collar criminal charges, choosing defense counsel is one of the most crucial decisions you will make. An effective white-collar defense lawyer combines a nuanced understanding of the law, a strategic approach to defense, and a commitment to client advocacy. Here’s what to look for in a top-tier lawyer and why LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. represents the pinnacle of white-collar defense:

  • Specialized Knowledge: White-collar crimes involve complex financial transactions and legal principles. The best defense lawyers have expertise in the specifics of the law and the broader financial practices at play. LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. boasts attorneys with specialized knowledge in white-collar defense, ensuring that your case is handled with expert care.
  • Strategic Approach: An effective defense in white-collar cases requires a carefully tailored strategy, from pre-trial negotiations to potential courtroom battles. Our team at LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. excels in developing innovative defense strategies designed to protect our clients’ interests and achieve the best possible outcome.
  • Experience with High-Stakes Cases: The stakes in white-collar cases are often high, involving potential financial penalties, reputational damage, and incarceration. Our attorneys bring years of experience handling high-profile and high-stakes cases, equipping them with the insights to navigate complex legal challenges successfully.
  • Reputation and Relationships: The effectiveness of a defense attorney can also be enhanced by their professional reputation and relationships within the legal community. LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. is respected by peers, prosecutors, and judges for our integrity, tenacity, and legal acumen. These relationships can be invaluable in negotiating favorable outcomes for our clients.
  • Commitment to Client Advocacy: The most effective white-collar defense lawyers are unwavering advocates for their clients. At LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C., our commitment to our clients is at the heart of everything we do. We provide legal representation, support, and guidance through every step of the legal process.

LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. embodies all these qualities, making us the best choice for anyone seeking defense counsel in white-collar criminal cases. Our team’s specialized knowledge, strategic approach, and commitment to advocacy ensure that our clients receive unparalleled representation. When the stakes are high, partnering with LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. offers you the best chance for a favorable resolution, safeguarding your rights, reputation, and future.

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Even if the charges are baseless, the accusations alone can damage a person and their reputation. It is common for someone accused of white-collar crime to lose their job, their business, and even a professional license. These are all grave results from just an allegation. That is why the good and affordable defense attorneys with LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C. take white-collar criminal defense seriously. We know that there are times when actions can be illegal, even if a person did not know what they were doing was against the law. A skilled defense attorney might be able to present the case in a sincere, convincing manner that will show that there was no intent to commit a crime, resulting in the defendant’s acquittal.

Federal and state white-collar crime laws are intricate. They can be specific or purposely vague, such as RICO. This fact alone makes it necessary to have someone experienced and successful in white-collar criminal defense in your corner. The white-collar criminal defense attorneys with LEWIS & DICKSTEIN, P.L.L.C., will fight for you every step of the way, aggressively drawing on our experience and resources to succeed in winning exoneration or reduced charges.

Call us today at (248) 263-6800 for a free consultation or complete an online Request for Assistance Form. We will contact you promptly and find a way to help you.

We will find a way to help you and, most importantly,
we are not afraid to win!

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