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We are an elite criminal defense law firm, that emphasizes providing the best service and professionalism to all clients. We service a curated clientele nationwide – that expect the best from their lawyer. We handle tough criminal defense and legal situations that require deep knowledge, experience, dedication, and excellence in order to win. We have over 50 years of combined experience, handling national and international cases.

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Excellent results begins with top notch service. We treat you like family, and you always know what's going on with your criminal defense case.

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When you hire our law firm, you work directly with a senior criminal defense attorney only. This ensures the best results possible.

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We 100's of 5 star reviews, and have been featured in the media. We are a premier law firm who understands how to win cases.

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The Spodek Law Group is one of the most successful law firms in the USA. Our success comes from the fact we are attentive to details, and take a very pragmatic approach to each and every single case. Our clients turn to us for realistic advice – so they can make the appropriate decisions they need to make personally. Our goal is to make sure your case ends in a positive outcome, not only personally – but for your family as well.


DEA Surrenders DEA Suspensions and Revocations

The Spodek Law Group is a top rated DEA defense law firm. If you are facing any of the issues below, we can help.

  • DEA registration surrender
  • DEA registration suspension
  • DEA registration revocation

DEA Registration Surrender

While the notion of surrendering your DEA registration, voluntarily, might seem like a crazy though – many healthcare providers do it. The voluntary surrender happens after a DEA inspection/interview/raid. Healthcare providers get scared, and fear additional consequences – and voluntarily sign away their DEA registration. They are told that they can voluntarily surrender their registration, in lieu of additional actions being taken. If you do this – you could be signing away your career.

Voluntary surrender of DEA registration has negative impacts. The healthcare legal attorneys at the Spodek Law Group can help you. We have over 50 years of combined experience handling tough legal issues nationwide.

Why you shouldn’t voluntarily surrender your DEA registration

We believe that voluntarily surrendering your DEA registration is one of the worst things you can do. Even if the short term consequences seem fine – the long term consequences can be heavy. Below are some reasons why you shouldn’t surrender your DEA registration:

  • Surrendering your registration can result in an automatic trigger of administrative action against state/medical/professional licenses
  • There is a likelihood of not being able to reapply for DEA registration in the future
  • The DEA adjudication process is super slow, and you might be able to practice while you’re waiting for the DEA registration issue to be resolved

When can your DEA registration be suspended or revoked

Suspension, or revocation, of your DEA registration can happen if the government can prove any of the following items below:

  • False material on your DEA registration application
  • Felony conviction due to a controlled substance
  • Suspension, revocation, or denial, by a state license or registration
  • Committing acts, which are against the public interest in terms of health and safety

Delays in DEA Adjudication

Before your DEA registration can be revoked, the registrant must be given a show cause order. This gives the registrant an opportunity to explain why the registration should not be suspended/revoked/denied. In an emergency situation where public safety is at risk, a show cause order can be issued at the same as your DEA registration’s revocation/suspension/denial. The registrant has 30 days to respond to the show cause order, and is granted a hearing. Voluntarily surrendering your DEA registration waives all your rights  to a hearing, and it also requires you to reapply for DEA registration once all the proceedings are done. This can take years.

The OIG has found that adjudication can take more than one year. This is a very lengthy process. It can benefit you – since you can continue to practice while the matter keeps dragging on. If you surrender your DEA registration, the extensive timeline can work against you — making it so you cannot practice until the matter is resolved. When you are faced with the decision to voluntarily surrender your registration without a hearing/immediate suspension – requesting a hearing is always the best choice. Not only does the practitioner have a chance of getting a favorable outcome at the administrative hearing – there is always a chance the DEA will end up not filing an immediate suspension order.

It’s important to remember that voluntarily surrendering your DEA registration means you will need to request registration reinstatement before you resume your practice. Delays in the adjudication process can impact the amount of time it takes to return to practice after completing your pending civil, criminal, or administrative matter.

Administrative actions that are triggered by a DEA surrender

Every state has its own laws regarding prescription of controlled substances. Most states require a license to prescribe controlled substances. If you voluntarily surrender your DEA registration, the state can also take action to suspend, limit, or revoke, your state license as well. Voluntarily surrendering your DEA registration can result in a domino effect. It results in administrative actions, state sanctions, and legal expenses. Voluntarily surrendering your DEA registration can trigger mandatory reporting requirements to credentialed bodies and insurers – which can result in loss of privileges and more.

Charle Butler
Charle Butler
I was hesitant to hire the Spodek Law Group. I read reviews and knew they have a great reputation. However, I thought I would spend money and not see or speak to my attorney. From the beginning to end of my case Todd and the entire staff were available and willing to help. We worked towards and end result that was way above my expectation and Todd delivered. I am forever grateful for patience and long days and night spent working on my case. Thanks Todd and the entire team!
Mesonista parsons
Mesonista parsons
My attorney at Spodek was Abigail. She was very knowledgeable and helpful with all my questions and concerns, as well as responsive. Her fees are affordable and Abigail took the time to make sure I understood everything relating to my case. I highly recommend Abigail and will request her services in the future.
debabrata chakraborty
debabrata chakraborty
Todd A Spodek is the experienced and best criminal lawyer at USA. He is very professional and always respond on time. Alex also very cooperative and always help me. They took care me and my problem like family member. I am 100% satisfied for their professional service. My result was unexpected and amazing. They dismissed my case. I am really grateful to them. I will recommend you to go there if you want to solve your problem. I wish all the best for them.
Asata Hendricks
Asata Hendricks
Truly appreciate the work the guys did!. Exceptional team & I know they care about each and everyone of their clients. I am super thankful to be referred to Spodek Law Group and I am grateful Todd & Alex were able to work diligently to achieve an outcome I am pleased with. Despite COVID they stayed on top of things and kept me informed every step of the way. Very thankful.
Mike Moroff
Mike Moroff
I'm very satisfied with the services rendered by Todd, Alex and Mary Lou. I whole heartedly recommend Spodek Law Group . I've worked with and have retained other attorneys in the past with Todd's firm being the cream of the crop for many reasons. A very serious legal matter was resolved after a year's hard work and effort. Todd expertly guided me through the process and was able to navigate and make the good journey bearable as well as successful. Mary Lou initially provided excellent assistance before referring my case to Todd. Alex's support was effective and timely. The customer portal (MyCase) is an invaluable communication tool that also kept track of my case. Various aspects of my case were explained and there were several options provided but I made the final decision of how the case would be handled. The legal fee was reasonable considering the effort and amount of work plus it was a flat fee regardless of the length of time required to conclude my case. Todd made himself available to me and we had many scheduled meetings to go over the progress and to discuss the next steps. I felt more confident after many discussions with him. You will not go wrong choosing Spodek Law Group for legal matters.
Josh Katz
Josh Katz
Being that it was the first time that I was in need of an attorney, I was afraid and hesitant and knew I needed the absolute best. It is beyond understood why Spodek Law Group has a reputation of being the top, if not the best law firm in New York. Alex and Abigail were there every step of the way even at the most unconvenient hours. I could not have asked for more. They are extremely good at what they do and they delivered much much more than just winning my case. A big thank you to Alex and Abigail for all the guidance and counseling and their upmost loyal support that extended far more than just legally. If you need the absolute best than don't hesitate to hire Spodek Law Firm.
I cannot tell you how thankful I am to Todd and Alex for their hard work and dedication to my case. I had never been in any trouble before but I had an unfortunate event occur and in the midst of COVID-19 at that therefore I knew I needed a team that was dedicated to my success. Today- my case has been finalized and I’m walking away with no record and can continue life as a mother and a Grad student worry free. I cannot express enough gratitude for their assistance.
AnnMarie Soliman
AnnMarie Soliman
I received a summons and called Spodek law group for a free consultation. Alex took my call and was very quick and responsive. He was available anytime through multiple platforms and very reassuring when needed. They are extremely organized and thorough. They got my case dismissed! I’m very grateful. Thank you Alex and Todd!



Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them enough.

~ David Bruce

Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet.

~ Rowlin Garcia

Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind.

~ Francis Anim

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"Spodek Law Group have offered me excellent support and advice thru a very difficult time. I feel I've dealt with someone who truly cares and wants the best outcome for you and yours. I'm extremely grateful for all the help Spodek Law Group has offered me. I can't recommend them..."

David Bruce

"Spodek Law Group was incredibly professional and has given me the best advice I could wish for. They had been helpful and empathetic to my stressful situation. Would highly recommend Spodek Law Group to anyone I meet."

Rowlin Garcia

"Best service I ever had. Todd is absolutely class personified. You are in the safest hands with spodek. They have their clients interest in mind."

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