Criminal Defense

Cardi & Edgar LLP has substantial experience in providing counsel and representation in the many aspects of criminal defense, including trials and appeals for both white collar and non-white collar crime, at all levels of federal, New York State and local courts.

Cardi & Edgar is a well-respected criminal defense firm.  Ms. Cardi herself is an award-winning criminal defense attorney and prosecutor with over 30 years of experience with the criminal justice system.  As an associate for Jerry Lefcourt, Mr. Edgar represented high-profile clients who went to trial under the intense scrutiny of the media. The attorneys at the Firm have successfully tried hundreds of cases and obtained successful verdicts.  The Firm is also noted for negotiating noteworthy plea-bargains for a broad array of white collar and non-white collar cases at both the trial and appellate levels.

The Firm counsels clients in the many aspects of criminal defense including, but not limited to, the following:

• Securities fraud
• Insider trading
• Identity theft and credit card fraud
• Medicare fraud
• Tax evasion and other tax-related crimes
• Commercial bribery
• Mortgage fraud
• Homicide
• Assault and battery
• Drug crimes
• Gang-related crimes
• Theft, including shoplifting

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Criminal Defense