Lance A. Clarke is an experienced trial attorney and negotiator in the areas of federal and state criminal defense, white-collar defense, parole defense, and civil rights where he has represented various companies, executives, and high-profile clients in his practice. His unique and successful advocacy coupled with his results-driven approach has generated numerous favorable results for his clients.
Due to his strong reputation, and pattern of success, Lance is often described as "the go-to guy" for complex and delicate legal matters. He has represented more than 5,000 people in multiple states, in Federal, State, and Parole Court for charges ranging from Money Laundering to Conspiracy to Commit Murder In-Aid-of Racketeering.
Lance has tried and won several jury trials, bench trials, administrative and suppression hearings for cases involving allegations of attempted murder, federal drug conspiracy, DNA evidence, weapons and drug possessions, police misconduct, unlawful termination, parole violations, theft, and sex offenses.
He has also lectured at universities, trained attorneys in trial practice, is an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo Law School for the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, appeared as a legal analyst across various platforms both domestic and international, served on Judicial Screening Committees to vet prospective judges, and assisted companies with promoting a work environment that supports diversity.
Lance has been recognized as a Top Rated White Collar Crimes and Criminal Defense Attorney by Super Lawyers, as well as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in the state of New York by the National Trial Lawyers.