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Elena Fast

Criminal defense Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   57 reviews
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  • State Years
    New York - NY 10 years
    New Jersey - NJ 10 years
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2014
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Elena

Learn Elena’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Criminal defense
    30%
    Felonies Weapons Trafficking Drug Trafficking Human Trafficking Conspiracy Grand Larceny Homicide Trials Computer Crimes Major Crimes and Conspiracies Assault Cigarette Smuggling Computer and Internet Crime Criminal Possession of a Forgery Devices

    12 years, 900 cases

  2. Federal crime
    30%
    RICO Wire Fraud Conspiracy Tax Evasion Sherman Act Violations Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Bribery & Extortion Bankruptcy Fraud Mann Act Violations Insurance Fraud Bid Rigging Sherman Act Violations Kidnapping Hobbs Act

    12 years, 100 cases

  3. White collar crime
    30%
    White Collar Crime Antitrust Bank Fraud Bank Fraud Conspiracy Bank Secrecy Act Blackmail Bribery Check Kiting Conspiring to Defraud Criminal Tax Fraud Embezzlement Enterprise Corruption Extortion Falsifying Business Records FCPA Healthcare

    12 years, 100 cases

  4. Securities and investment fraud
    10%
    SEC Investigations Securities Fraud Investment Fraud Wire Fraud Embezzlement Shareholder Fraud

    12 years, 20 cases

Elena represents individuals and corporations charged with the most serious federal crimes including wire/ mail fraud, securities and bank fraud, money laundering, violations of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), insurance fraud, federal tax violations, cybercrime, homicide and narcotics and weapons trafficking. In state courts, Elena represents clients charged with financial crimes, attempted murder, sex crimes, child pornography, narcotics and weapons possession, and violent assaults.

Prior to private practice, Elena worked as a Felony Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York where she handled thousands of cases from arraignment to disposition. During her six years at the District Attorney’s Office, Elena investigated and prosecuted a wide array of crimes. She has tried dozens of cases to verdict, ranging from misdemeanors to violent felonies.

Elena has presented over 200 cases to the Grand Jury for murder, assault, kidnapping, home invasion, pattern robberies and burglaries, grand larceny, narcotics and firearm possession. Elena frequently worked with the U.S. Secret Service and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service on long-term investigations involving identity theft, schemes to defraud, bank fraud, insurance fraud and possession of forged instruments and forgery devices.

As a Brooklyn prosecutor, Elena prosecuted several high profile cases. Notably, Elena handled the double homicide prosecution of Nikolai Rakossi, the “Russian Rambo.” It was the first case in New York history to proceed to trial in the Russian Federation due to lack of extradition. Elena worked in conjunction with the Department of Justice, the Tula Region Prosecutors Office and other Russian authorities on the transfer of prosecution to Russia, Rakossi’s apprehension and subsequent trial in the City of Tula. Rakossi was found guilty and received the maximum sentence of 19 years in a Russian prison camp.

Elena attended the night division of New York Law School and participated in Moot Court. During law school, Elena worked as an investigator for the U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration. During her tenure with the Department of Labor, Elena investigated fraud, theft, and mismanagement of employer-sponsored healthcare and pension plans. Prior to law school, Elena worked in financial roles at Vicis Capital UK and State Street Global Advisors.

Elena graduated first in her class from the College of Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She completed part of her undergraduate coursework at Said Business School at the University of Oxford. Elena is fluent in Russian.

Elena is admitted to practice before the State Bar of New York, the State Bar of New Jersey, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and United States District Courts: The Southern District of New York, The Eastern District of New York, The Western District of New York, The Northern District of New York, The Northern District of Illinois, The District of New Jersey and The District of Connecticut. Elena is a member of The First Decade Committee of the Federal Bar Council and the New York Criminal Bar Association.

Awards

Client's Choice 2024,2022,2021,2020,2019,2018
Client's Choice
2024 2022 2021 + 3 ...
Top Contributor 2021,2020,2019,2018
Top Contributor
2021 2020 2019 + 1 ...

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Location

The Fast Law Firm, P.C.

Reviews

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Client's Choice 2024
Client's Choice
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Posted by anonymous | September 25, 2020
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest, fast and effective
Wow! I’m in shock I actually came across an honest, straightforward attorney. She was the only one who gathered ALL the facts before charging some astronomical fee. You can tell she takes pride in her work and enjoys helping people. Highly recommend.
Posted by Vanessa | July 15, 2020
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
The Baddest B*tch in the Game
Federal agents at my door with a search warrant was hands down the most stressful experience of my adult life. Trying to figure out who to retain for my case was probably the second most stressful experience. I’ve consulted a handful of attorneys, who tried to bully me into a sky-high retainer by telling me I will spend the next few years behind bars, and seeing my family for an hour a week during visitation. That is, if they were even able to make the trip to Danbury. Thankfully, a buddy of mine referred me to Elena, who he described as “an absolute machine and the very best in the business.” That is exactly how I would describe her. From our first call over two years ago, I knew that Elena was the lawyer for me. She made me feel comfortable from the start. I didn’t feel judged, rushed or pressured into making decisions on my case – all of my questions were answered and case strategy was well thought out. Elena was available to speak to me and my family around the clock - all hours of the day and night, including weekends and holidays. Over the last two years, she has been my biggest advocate, my attorney, my therapist and more importantly someone I would now consider a friend. She tirelessly worked on my case and got me an incredible result. I never went to prison. Thank you, from the bottom my of heart.
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Posted by Michael | August 29, 2018
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Criminal Lawyer
Mrs Fast is one of the most professional lawyers that I have ever had the pleasure of dealing with! I never thought I would say that about a Lawyer but this one is honest and knows every detail of the Law!!
Posted by anonymous | April 5, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Michael Perkins
I had an excellent experience with Michael Perkins. He was incredibly knowledgable and provided me with very helpful (and even comforting) advice.
Posted by Yuliya | March 21, 2024
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent knowledgeable attorney
Elena gave excellent consultation over the phone, very knowledgeable and compassionate attorney, very pleasant to deal with. Thank you.
Posted by anonymous | March 13, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very grateful for the work
Thank you very much to Elena for your help! She found a way to solve my problem with the best result for me. I advise everyone to contact her.
Posted by Donna | March 12, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Counsel
Elena Fast and the Fast Law Firm were fantastic! I would highly recommend. Elena was incredibly knowledgeable about New York criminal law, had fantastic personal experience and thought very strategically to increase the likelihood of success in the case. Elena and her staff were responsive and helpful and made me feel like I really mattered as a client. The case had a fantastic outcome and I am so happy I found Elena!
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Posted by Uriel | February 23, 2024
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Criminal case, appeal and Retroactive Youthful Offender Adjucation
Good day. I am writing this review to first gracefully thank Ms. Fast and Mr Perkins, who were my attorneys and the entire Fast Law firm for providing me overall excellent client service and for not only meeting my family and I expectations, but for also surpassing those expectations. I also want to mention the office staff who were also a large part of the front line effective communication were also truly a blessing and deserves worthy recognition. They were extremely responsive in a timely manner, courteous, and made sure to set up meetings with the attorneys Ms. Fast and Mr. Perkins anytime I needed or just wanted to talk to them. This gained my trust and eliminated a lot of my stress and fears. Overall the entire Fast Law team truly went above and beyond to make sure no stones were left unturned in my case. They also involved me in the process of my case informing me of things step by step as they unfolded. My case was a Criminal, Appeal, and Youthful adjucation all in one as an adult. It had many challenges, and I was previously told by other attorneys that the probability of a favorable outcome was not high. Due to this, before retaining the Fast Law firm, I vetted several attorneys for a year, but after speaking with Ms. Elena Fast, I knew she was the ideal, in fact, the perfect attorney that I needed. She was honest, composed, understanding of my situation, and extremely impressive on her knowledge of the law while explaining everything in a detailed manner. Her team that included Mr. Perkins was also heaven sent. His combined poise, empathy, confidence in me, and diligence allowed them both to collectively produce and craft the best representation in my case, which ultimately resulted in a victory for me in my case. Yes, they not only beat the odds, but they won a type of case that, from what I was told has never been victorious in that county before.. The Fast Law firm did it. They single handedly restored my faith back in the justice system and more importantly they help restore back my life. .My review in part is to let them know I will be eternally grateful for them. It is also to empathize and reduce the stress of those that are or may be in need of searching for a bona-fide attorney, by letting you know and making your search a little easier, that the Fast Law firm is one of honorable mention with representation of great credibility, and dedication. They profoundly exhibited this in my case.They are the real deal. I hope this helps anyone in need of an outstanding Law firm.to represent them All the best.
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Posted by Yaron | November 4, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Elena Fast saved me from being wrongfully convicted and for that I am eternally grateful.
Elena Fast saved me from being wrongfully convicted and for that I am eternally grateful. I was falsely accused of a class “B” violent felony and found myself in the unenviable position of trying to defend myself against a criminal prosecution fueled by a rampant disinformation campaign spearheaded by members of my local community. Through every step of the process: investigation, post-arrest, post-indictment, motion practice and trial, Elena fought relentlessly to ensure that I not only retained my freedom and liberty, but also my reputation and dignity. Initially, Elena represented my brother, who was also falsely accused and charged with rape stemming from the same alleged incident. Thankfully, she was able to get all charges against him dismissed in pre-trial motions, for which I know my brother expresses his deepest gratitude. I felt so strongly about Elena’s skill and expertise, that I waived any conflict of interest that may have arisen from Elena’s representation of my brother. I knew that there was no one better equipped for my upcoming trial than her. Though neither myself nor Elena wanted to unnecessarily jeopardize my future by going to trial, after exhaustive efforts on her behalf, including an Article 78 petition against the local police department and district attorney’s office as well as a successful request for sanctions against the prosecution for Brady violations, a trial date was set and my life as I knew it hung in the balance. Elena left no stone unturned in her trial preparations and she had my unwavering confidence as we approached jury selection. As effective as she had been up until this point, I was blown away by Elena’s performance at trial. From opening statements to summations, it was immediately clear to me that she has an uncanny ability to effectively communicate her arguments to the jury. Many of my friends and family who attended the trial and observed Elena’s performance remarked that it was as if she was trying to prove my factual innocence rather than merely establish reasonable doubt. Despite my worries that the jury might be biased against me due to the negative media coverage my case had received prior to trial, the jury deliberated for less than two hours before returning with a verdict of NOT GUILTY ON ALL CHARGES. Elena Fast has my wholehearted and most emphatic endorsement. It is not hyperbole when I tell you that she saved my life. Elena is not only a trusted legal advisor, but a person who I am proud to call my friend. I would recommend Elena to anyone who wants top notch legal representation while also being treated with dignity and respect. On behalf of myself and my family, we wish you our sincerest thank you.
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Posted by anonymous | May 4, 2023
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Exceptional
I consulted with Elena on a complex business matter. She listened thoroughly and was engaged throughout our entire conversation. She is intelligent, courteous and compassionate. I would highly recommend Elena.
Posted by Andy | November 28, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Detail-Oriented + Professionalism + Empathy
1. I discovered Elena when I was in the most difficult time of my life. English is not my native language and I have never been involved in any legal proceedings before. I have already consulted 30+ attorneys in NJ, reviewed numerous websites, hired/substituted two attorneys(substitute one for another), and wasted $7000 on my previous attorneys already. I was super disappointed at that time as I really hope for an attorney who can delve/dive deep into the details, know the timelines and get familiar with the facts, instead of only asking for my credit card, keeping postponing the trial, and doing some unethical stuff. 2. Elena also has a group of attorney friends who hold a high standard as she does. If I didn't trust one attorney, I will not consult the attorneys that are referred to me. 3. Elena is responsive, and professional. She knew I was super busy at work and she reserved evening time for my consultation. She didn't eat lunch when there is a trial ongoing. 4. Words can't express my gratitude for Elena - I've limited words to praise her - but I'm willing to testify that she is indeed a great attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | October 7, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest and Caring. Great Experience
Had a Google meets call today for about an hour. Made me learn a ton about my situation and what to do going forward. Elena Fast tells it how it is and does not sugarcoat anything. She has a ton of experience and passion for this and also a lovely person in general. I won't forget her.
Posted by anonymous | October 3, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Phenomenal, caring, hardworking
Elena is a very competent lawyer, professional and kind. She planned well and worked hard for me. I came to rely on her intellect and knew she was handling my case very well. Her expertise is phenomenal. Even though I was told my case was difficult, Elena and her team won my case. I just want to say I am thankful and grateful for you and your team. The staff there is exceptional, they are courteous, professional and care about your wellbeing. I am very happy with the end result, and I would highly recommend her to anyone seeking any legal advice or counsel.
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Posted by Abdul | September 15, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Mrs,Elena is Excellent lawyer
I was falsely accused of very serious criminal charges by my wife and was arrested in July 2020. I had no knowledge of the American criminal justice system, and interviewed dozens of attorneys. Luckily, I found Elena. From the very beginning, she took the case head on and utilized her experience as a former Assistant District Attorney. We developed a comprehensive defense, which took hours and hours of going over the case and looking at the documents. I was literally fighting for my life. I was very scared and had so much anxiety. At some points, I was even eager to take the plea, even though I’ve done nothing wrong. Elena remained steadfast in bringing this case to trial, since a plea meant jail time and deportation. Went to trial and came out victorious on all counts. 25 minutes after starting deliberations, the jury found me NOT GUILTY and dismissed all the charges. In a case that everyone told me was hopeless and unwinnable. Elena fought for me every step of the way – pre-trial motions, opening, cross-examination and summation with incredible preparation, grace, professionalism and experience. If you are looking for a criminal defense attorney, look no further. I owe Elena my life.
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Posted by Abdul Basat | September 9, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
She is best lawyer I see in my life
I was falsely accused of very serious criminal charges by my wife and was arrested in July 2020. I had no knowledge of the American criminal justice system, and interviewed dozens of attorneys. Luckily, I found Elena. From the very beginning, she took the case head on and utilized her experience as a former Assistant District Attorney. We developed a comprehensive defense, which took hours and hours of going over the case and looking at the documents. I was literally fighting for my life. I was very scared and had so much anxiety. At some points, I was even eager to take the plea, even though I’ve done nothing wrong. Elena remained steadfast in bringing this case to trial, since a plea meant jail time and deportation. Went to trial and came out victorious on all counts. 25 minutes after starting deliberations, the jury found me NOT GUILTY and dismissed all the charges. In a case that everyone told me was hopeless and unwinnable. Elena fought for me every step of the way – pre-trial motions, opening, cross-examination and summation with incredible preparation, grace, professionalism and experience. If you are looking for a criminal defense attorney, look no further. I owe Elena my life.
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Posted by J | August 30, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent Human Being
I wanna tell you something, I have talked with Elena Fast many times and not only did she not charge me but she will not even allow me to pay her for what she has done. She is not only entitled to it but she says she has not even done any work. I have spent quite a bit of money on lawyers over the year for the issue I spoke with Ms. Fast about and none of them have the care and concern for their client let alone a non client like me like she does. I have asked her to please take my case when she feels its time. She has already agreed when the time is right and even agreed to work with me monetarily. I do not know how much more you can ask for. I am very anxious to get my case going and she could easily take advantage of me but will not, what a great human being. Cannot wait for her to say its time!
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Posted by Terence | May 13, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Client
In my opinion, Elaina is an impeccable attorney. During a very stressful time, she was able to have my bond reduced. Elaina was punctual throughout my entire court process, and consistently gave me accurate information to help me feel confident about winning my case. I highly recommend, for her level of expertise
Posted by anonymous | May 9, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Very knowledgeable and professional attorney
Elena has consulted me on multiple occasions, and her advice has always been very clear. No questions were left unanswered. In addition to a superb knowledge of the law, Elena also knows how things are actually done (all the informal ways) due her experience working for the prosecutor's office in the past.
Posted by Mitya Pisliak | March 30, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Professional, Competent and always ready to help.
I am very pleased with the communication with Elena. She is very competent and tries to delve into the case and gives the most necessary recommendations for further actions. I definitely recommend her.
Posted by anonymous | November 3, 2021
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Honest and Clear
Answered my questions honestly and quickly. Very much appreciated and I would recommend Elena to anyone. Thank you again.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • The Fast Law Firm
  • 2021 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • The Blanch Law Firm
  • 2020 - 2021
  • Junior Managing Partner
  • The Blanch Law Firm
  • 2018 - 2020
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Kings County District Attorney's Office
  • 2012 - 2018
  • ERISA Advisor
  • U.S. Department Of Labor
  • 2010 - 2014
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Education

  • New York Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 2009

Sample of Legal Cases

  • USA v. KJ (SDNY)
  • No jail time, weekly counseling.
  • USA v. MAB (SDNY)
  • Client plead to conspiracy to distribute a misbranded substance, resulting in a 60 month sentence.
  • PSNY v. DP (NY County Supreme Court)
  • Case dismissed before Indictment.

Associations

  • New York Criminal Bar Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2020 - Present
  • First Decade Committee
  • Member
  • 2019 - Present
  • Federal Bar Council
  • Member
  • 2018 - Present
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Elite Lawyer Federal Criminal Defense
  • Elite Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • America's Top 100 Attorneys
  • 2020
  • Client's Choice
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2020
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • Lawyers of Distinction
  • 2020
  • Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2020
  • Lawyers New York
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law
  • 2020
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2019
  • Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2019
  • Top Contributor
  • Avvo
  • 2019
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Top Contributor Award
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Clients’ Choice Award
  • Avvo
  • 2018
  • Grand Jury - Highest Number of Indictments Obtained
  • KCDA - Trial Zone Green
  • 2015
  • Judge William Smith Hirshberg Scholarship
  • Judge William Smith Hirshberg Foundation
  • 2014
  • Public Interest Fellow Award
  • New York Law School
  • 2014
  • Hughes Scholarship
  • Hughes Foundation
  • 2014
  • Public Service Recognition Award
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • 2013
  • Public Service Recognition Award
  • U.S. Department of Labor
  • 2011
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 2009
  • College of Management Valedictorian
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 2009
  • State Street Honors Program
  • State Street Advisors
  • 2008
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • ABC Australia
  • Analysis of Harvey Weinsten Case
  • 2019
  • News 24 Hong Kong
  • Analysis of Chi Ping Patrick Ho’s SDNY case
  • 2018
  • University of Massachusetts Boston Graduation
  • Valedictorian Speech
  • 2009
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Attorney endorsements

Received (13)
Given (17)
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Criminal defense Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elena is the kind of Attorney I would retain if I ever needed it. I was lucky enough to find her when my client desperately needed the best and the best is what he got. Elena is sharp, professional, and extremely competent. She stands by her clients and is committed to getting them the best possible result."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"It is clear from reading Attorney Fast’s analysis here in the Avvo community they she is incredibly knowledgeable. The kind of thinking she exhibits leaves me no doubt that she is an excellent pick if you need an attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Jul 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have know Elena for nine years, we meet when I first started law school. As two young law students preparing for a career in criminal law, we bonded over our drive to do the right thing and protect justice in our society. After law school both of us sharpened our teeth in the district attorney's office before moving on to the noble practice of Criminal Defense. She is a smart, capable, and fast witted attorney. I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elena is not only an extremely competent attorney but she is also a dream to work with. We have worked together multiple times to protect clients from adverse immigration consequences that could potentially be triggered by poorly negotiated pleas. Elena is excellent at using her skills to obtain the best outcome for her clients. I wholeheartedly endorse this lawyer as she over-delivers every time I’ve worked with her!"
Criminal defense Attorney | May 06
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Elena Fast! Ms. Fast has seen the criminal justice system from both sides: as a former prosecutor—who worked hand-in-hand with local and federal law enforcement—and now, as a defense attorney."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elena consulted with me on a criminal case in New Jersey. Even though she practices primarily in New York, her knowledge of the law in New Jersey rivaled that of experienced New Jersey practitioners. She is tenacious, smart, skilled. Whenever I encounter someone in need of a top notch criminal defense attorney in New York she is on a short list of names that I feel comfortable making the referral. I highly recommend her and hopefully I have a chance to work with her in the future."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 12
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elena is an incredibly attentive and personable lawyer. Her ability to evaluate a case, identify the relevant issues, and prepare a matter for trial are excellent. I endorse her unreservedly and encourage anyone who is considering hiring her to retain her - you won't be disappointed."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 09
Relationship: Supervised lawyer
"Elena has seamlessly transitioned from being a prosecutor at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office to working as a defense attorney with our firm. She is an incredibly knowledgeable, kind, patient, tough and hardworking lawyer who is genuinely devoted to helping clients and their families through every step of the case. Elena is a great addition to our team and I highly recommend her for any federal or state matter."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 08
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Elena and I worked together on a lengthy, complex trial, and I would highly recommend her to anyone in need of a bright, aggressive, hardworking attorney who will go the extra mile to defend her clients and work tirelessly until she achieves the desired result."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I worked with Elena for a number of years. She is as dedicated, detail oriented and intelligent an attorney you could ask for. Highly recommend Elena Fast for any criminal matter."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Outstanding young lawyer with excellent courtroom presence."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 09
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I’ve had opportunity to work with Elena during our time at the Brooklyn DA’s Office. During that time, I’ve found her to be an excellent attorney with a keen understanding of criminal law, an ability to develop a rapport with witnesses, and an amicable personality. She was a pleasure to work with and I am honored to have had opportunity to work alongside her."
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New York Criminal defense Lawyer Elena Fast
Elena Fast
Criminal defense Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 10 years
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