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Daniel A. Hochheiser is a New York City criminal defense attorney who has been defending criminal cases in the New York State and Federal Courts for the past 13 years.  Prior to becoming a defense lawyer, Mr. Hochheiser served as an assistant district attorney in Bronx County for three years.  He has been hired to represent a variety of individuals and companies charged with white collar crimes in New York including: a former New York State Senate Majority Leader charged in a federal tax fraud case, the President of a subsidiary of a Global Advertising Conglomerate charged with a federal accounting fraud, the Manhattan Madame who was charged with promoting prostitution and money laundering, an accountant charged in the Big Apple Oriental Tours case involving allegations of running sex tours overseas, and represented a well-known Chinese business woman accused of running a vast alien smuggling operation in a case dubbed “the Golden Venture” case by the media.   Mr. Hochheiser is equally well known for representing clients charged in violent crime cases involving murder for hire, gang assault, racketeering, conspiracy, and narcotics trafficking.  Mr. Hochheiser has tried a variety of criminal cases throughout New York State and federal courts in New York.  He has argued a variety of criminal appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and before the First and Second Departments of the Appellate Division of the State of New York.  Mr. Hochheiser is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer, New York Criminal Bar Association, and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.



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Practice areas


  1. White Collar Crime: 50%
  2. Criminal Law: 50%



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Contact info

Hochheiser & Hochheiser LLP

15 Maiden Lane
Suite 1500
New York, NY, 10038


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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant District AttorneyBronx District Attorney's Office1996 - 1999
Association namePosition nameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
New York Criminal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. BarabashAcquitted by Jury Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Strategies For Defending Gang CrimesStrategy, Tips, and Tactics: Defending Gang Crime Cases2013
New York Law JournalRe-Examining the Role of the Grand Jury2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1996
University of Wisconsin, MadisonN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
NJ Office of The Public Defender CLE Seminar False ConfessionsFalse Confessions2010
How To Try A False Confession CaseFalse Confessions2006
False Confessions: A Lawyer's GuideFalse Confessions2006