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Sam Braverman has been defending people and companies under attack from the Government for more than 20 years. The best defense combines intelligence, experience, creativity, a willingness to negotiate and willingness to fight. When the Government comes knocking, your need someone to defend you and your castle.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Federal Crime: 30%
    19 years
  2. White Collar Crime: 30%
    17 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 20%
    19 years
  4. Criminal Defense: 20%
    24 years



Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alexander Louis Newkerk Gastman

    Sam has been an incredible influence on my legal career. I had the pleasure of working for him right out of law school and have tried to emulate his work ethic and passion everyday. Sam is a well respected and tenacious advocate who gets fantastic results. I fully and without reservation endorse this lawyer.


    Alexander Gastman Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Robert Caliendo

    Having known Sam for a number of years, I can say that his reputation as a top criminal defense lawyer is well deserved.


    Robert Caliendo Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP

225 Broadway
Suite 715
New York, NY, 10007

Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP

901 Sheridan Ave
Suite 200
Bronx, NY, 10451-3308

Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP

PO Box 127
Tenafly, NJ, 07670-0127



NYCurrently registered 199303/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Criminal Defense, White Collar, and Business LawSuperLawyers2016
Criminal Defense, White Collar, and Business LawSuperLawyers2015
Criminal Defense, White Collar, and Business LawSuper Lawyers2014
Criminal DefenseSuper Lawyers2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerFasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP2013 - Present
Adjunct Professor of Trial AdvocacyPace University Law School1998 - Present
Owner and Attorney in ChargeLaw Office of Sam Braverman1998 - 2012
Senior Staff AttorneyLegal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division1992 - 1998
Association namePosition nameDuration
Network of Bar LeadersMember, Executive Committee2007 - Present
Bronx Bar AssociationMember, Board of Directors2005 - Present
Dartmouth Lawyers AssociationMember, Executive Committee2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. VignoldCase dismissed.
United States v. Dino SaracinoAfter 8 week trial, defendant acquitted of all murder charges, all RICO predicate act murder charges, and all but one conspiracy to commit murder charges.
People v. BrooksNot guilty of all charges after jury trial.
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Publication nameTitleDate
HBO FilmsThe Newburgh Sting2014
National Judicial Education ProgramPresenting Medical Evidence in an Adult Rape Trial2002
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Dartmouth CollegeEconomics/Public PolicyBA - Bachelor of Arts1988
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Dartmouth Lawyers Association Annual MeetingGovernmental Investigations and Criminal Prosecutions for the Civil Practitioner2016
Continuing Legal EducationMotions and Objections to Protect the Record and Preserve Error2015
White Collar Crime RoundtableConducting Proffer Sessions with the Government2014
First Screening of "The Newburgh Sting" movieEntrapment and the Government Sting Operation2014
Dartmouth Lawyers Association-Annual CLE MeetingWhite Collar Crime for the Non Criminal Defense Attorney2014
Bronx County Bar AssociationClient's Rights At Trial: Who Makes the Decision?2014
Bronx Bar Association-CLEDrafting the Legally Sufficient Omnibus Motion2014
Defending Terrorism CasesFinding the Needle in the Haystack: How to Compel the Government to Honestly Honor Brady, Giglio, and Jenks2013
Bronx County Bar AssociationProtecting Your Law Practice From Catastrophe2013
Advanced Trial AdvocacyThe Courtroom as Theater: Giving the Jury What They Want2013
CLE SeriesForensic DNA-The Basics and Legal Applications2009
Bronx County Bar Association CLE SeriesHow To Attack Search Warrants2009