New York City's Premier Law Firm

Hamilton Clarke, LLP. A litigation boutique providing 
high-end,  personalized service, and sound, strategic representation.

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Our Successes

 Over 7,500 Cases Handled
  • Burglary Acquittal After Jury Trial
  • Felony Arrest Warrant No Arrest and No Prosecution
  • Sex Crime Dismissal of Charges
  • Violation of NY Rent Stabilization Law Six-Figure Settlement
  • International Money Laundering and Smuggling Non-Jail Sentence
  • Active Felony Arrest Warrant No Arrest and No Prosecution
  • Obstruction Dismissal of Charges
  • Grand Larceny and Insurance Fraud Dismissal of Charges
  • Dismissal of Immigration Removal Proceedings Dismissal of Immigration Removal Proceedings
  • Over $50,000 Stolen in Corporate Revenue Dismissal of Charges
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New York Attorneys

Serving Clients with Trial-Tested

& Seasoned Legal Service

Being accused of a criminal offense is often a life-changing event. Suddenly, your future looks grim as you are thrust into a system that you may know little or nothing about – a system that treats you with indifference or hostility. It is vitally important to have a voice in that system, one that is determined and strong and working for what is best for you. You need a qualified criminal defense attorney, one who knows the terrain and how to get optimum results.

If you are facing the criminal justice system based on any kind of alleged offense in New York City, you can turn to Hamilton Clarke, LLP. We are a boutique law firm providing personalized service that includes seasoned and strategic representation. Backed by more than 35 years of combined experience that includes advocacy for more than 7,500 clients, our legal team has successfully helped individuals and companies charged with complex crimes in both state and federal courts. We also provide legal service designed to protect civil rights and foster intercultural litigation strategies.

Recent Testimonials

Read What Past Clients Had to Say
  • “Lance's powerful experiences, expertise, relatability, patience, and genuine presence make him incredibly effective.”

    - Chief Administrative Officer
  • “Phil's experience in the field is so evident - from his amazing ability to mitigate stressful situations to his always A+ elegant appearance.”

    - Former Client
  • “Mr. Clarke is the kind of attorney that strengthens the relationship between the prosecution and the defense bar.”

    - Federal Prosecutor

Cases We Handle

We provide zealous legal representation for charges ranging from white collar crimes matters involving tax evasion, money laundering, racketeering, and internal investigations to more serious offenses based on drug conspiracy, sex crimes, DUI, and homicide. As trial-tested litigators, we have been successful in building effective defense strategies based on our own extensive investigation into the charges and diligent legal analysis. We have successfully tried cases in court before judges and juries or negotiated favorable outcomes outside the courtroom.

Our founding partners, Phillip C. Hamilton and Lance A. Clarke, hail from two of the nation’s premier criminal defense practices: The Bronx Defenders and The Legal Aid Society of New York. While there, they learned how to successfully navigate the courtroom, the criminal justice system, and the institutional relationships that are key to success. After founding separate litigation boutiques representing diverse individuals from union members to CEOs and many high-profile clients, our stellar team decided to form Hamilton Clarke, LLP. The goal was to create a firm that combines exceptional quality with client-centered and results-oriented service.

Reputation For Success

Our firm is based on one simple practice: Excellent Representation.

No matter how complicated or challenging your case may appear to be, our New York criminal defense lawyers are committed to providing you with exceptional energy, knowledge, and resources in search of the best possible case result. We understand the high stakes involved in any criminal charge and the negative effects it can have on your liberty and future. We spare no effort in ensuring your voice is heard as we apply our professionalism to your individual legal needs.

We serve all five boroughs, New Jersey and Federal Courts.

Want to discuss your case with a skilled criminal trial attorney? Call us at (646) 603-0522 or contact us online to schedule your confidential consultation.

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