Fischetti & Malgieri LLP specializes in federal and state criminal defense for white-collar and non-white-collar defendants. The firm prides itself on providing the finest legal representation to its clients, ensuring that each receives a unique level of individualized attention. Ron Fischetti, a highly skilled trial lawyer, has been in practice for over 40 years and is considered one of the most prominent federal criminal defense lawyers in the country. Phyllis Malgieri, his right hand for over 20 years, recently made partner in 2010.
The key to the firm’s success has been its sense of compassion and its ability to wage the best possible defense in a dynamic fashion while being very selective about the number of cases it takes on. Fischetti and Malgieri are aggressive litigators who produce a quality of work that is unsurpassed. They possess the extensive experience and knowledge in all areas of criminal law required to achieve success.
As a distinguished member of the New York Criminal Defense Bar, Ron Fischetti’s client list–a veritable who’s who of the famous and infamous–has included Elaine Kaufman (Elaine’s); Councilman Angel Rodriguez; Broadway actor James Barbour; celebrity money manager to the stars, Dana Giacchetto; Singer/Actress Courtney Love; former Assistant U.S. Attorney Dan Perlmutter; N.Y. Met Howard Johnson; and former NYPD Officer Charles Schwarz (Louima case).
Ron Fischetti is a Fellow of both the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. He has been an adjunct professor at Fordham University School of Law for over 30 years, and he is also a visiting professor at NYU and Harvard and Yale Law Schools. He has received numerous awards including the prestigious Ostrow Award presented by the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.