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Marc A Fernich

Criminal defense Attorney at New York, NY

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About Marc

Learn Marc’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    45%
    Criminal trial defense and motion practice in federal and state courts

    31 years, 200 cases

  2. Appeals
    40%
    Criminal appeals in state and federal courts, including leading RICO appeal in US Supreme Court

    31 years, 100 cases

  3. Litigation
    15%
    General civil litigation in state and federal courts

    31 years, 100 cases

Licensed for 31 years
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1992
Updated 11/17/2022
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 1992
Updated 12/26/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Marc A Fernich
810 Seventh Avenue
Suite 620
New York, NY, 10019

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Posted by James | April 22, 2019
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney, Highly Recommended, Criminal Defense
I was fortunate to have Mr. Fernich and his associate Mr. Caliendo represent me during my time involved with the Southern District of New York on Federal Charges. Throughout the entire time, I felt like Mr. Fernich was fighting for my rights and always hoping for the best outcome. He defended me from motions to plea agreements all the way through sentencing. I really appreciate everything he did and thought he did exceptionally well with my defense. I highly recommend him to anyone facing Federal charges in the Southern District of New York.
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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Education

  • Northwestern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1991
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1988
  • Choate Rosemary Hall
  • HS
  • 1983

Legal Cases

  • U.S. v. Huggins
  • Voided 10-year fraud sentence, improperly enhanced for phantom fiduciary role and bilking financial institution.
  • U.S. v. Levine (Sclafani)
  • Toppled 14-year drug sentence due to shoddy lawyering, cutting it by more than four years, to under 10.
  • Alcantara v. Hollingsworth
  • Advanced by eight years release date for inmate serving combined 24-year drug term, due to legal errors and miscalculations by federal Bureau of Prisons in implementing sentences imposed.
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Associations

  • Federalist Society
  • 2017 - Present
  • Second Amendment Foundation
  • 2017 - Present
  • National Rifle Association
  • 2017 - Present
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Director; Amicus Curiae Committee CoChair
  • 2012 - Present
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • 2011 - Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • 1992 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Criminal Lawyer of the Year
  • Institute of Jewish Humanities
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • AV Preeminent Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • New York Super Lawyers
  • 2009
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Publications

  • New York Law Journal
  • U.S. v. Burden: An Errant Exercise in Evidence Law
  • 2011
  • New York Law Journal
  • Evidence Rule in Second Circuit: Inclusionary Approach Under Fire
  • 2011
  • New York Law Journal
  • Skirting the Stone Bar: Hybrid Fourth and Sixth Amendment Claims in Federal Habeas Practice
  • 2010
  • New York Law Journal
  • Money Laundering After Santos: A Supreme Mess
  • 2008
  • New York Law Journal
  • Minding the Personal Knowledge Gap: Expert and Lay Opinion Under Federal Rules of Evidence
  • 2007
  • New York Law Journal
  • Federal Rules of Evidence 608(b): A Modest Amendment Proposal
  • 2006
  • Mouthpiece
  • United States v. Booker: Miracle or Mirage?
  • 2005
  • Mouthpiece
  • Blakely v. Washington: A Selective User's Guide
  • 2004
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Speaking Engagements

  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2018
  • Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
  • Adjunct Professor
  • 2017
  • Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University
  • Adjunct Professor
  • 2016
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2014
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2013
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2012
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Assoicate Professor
  • 2011
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2010
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2009
  • Brooklyn Law School
  • Adjunct Associate Professor
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (6)
Given (3)
Endorse Marc
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Marc is a talented and well respected criminal lawyer who I have respected for the 25 years he has been practicing. In my 34 year career as a criminal lawyer I have come across a few lawyers that I would recommend as top notch, brilliant, honest, and above all, able to actually try a case in front of a jury, not just plead their clients guilty because they are afraid to go to trial, or it's too much work. A jury can tell if a lawyer is trustworthy, fair, competent, and can argue a case properly, cross exaine witnesses, and make legal arguments after a week or two in the courtroom and Marc is one of the consummate professionals who operates at a very high level, like my associate Peter Kolp who also endorsed Marc, and the legendary Jeffrey Lichtman who works with him. The top notch lawyers all know each other and follow each other's careers, and this is a lawyer I would want at my table on a tough trial."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 19
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I happily endorse Marc as both a person and a fantastic appellate attorney. He is a skilled counselor on th law and the "go to guy" for appeals and an expert in this area. I’m happy to speak in person about his high accomplishments, background, or personal style but I endorse him without question to handle your matter and I have worked with him so I have seen him excel in person. A client would be smart and lucky to get such a good person and lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 10
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Marc has not only one of the top legal minds in the country but is the only lawyer I have wanted by my side at trials."
Appeals Attorney | Jul 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Mr. Fernich is one of the finest appellate lawyers in New York."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 17
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Fernich is undoubtedly one of the most skilled and intelligent lawyers I have encountered."
Appeals Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
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New York Criminal defense Lawyer Marc A Fernich
Marc A Fernich
Criminal defense Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 31 years