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People Vs. Anna Sorokin

Covered by New York Times, and other outlets. Fake heiress accused of conning the city’s wealthy, and has an HBO special being made about her.

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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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Juror who prompted calls for new Ghislaine Maxwell trial turns to lawyer who defended Anna Sorokin.

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WE PROVIDE WHITE GLOVE SERVICE TO CLIENTS
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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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NYC Bribery Lawyers

Bribery is one of the most serious white collar crimes on the books in the state of New York. A conviction on a charge of bribery can result in significant, life-altering penalties. A person facing an investigation for, or charged with, bribery needs to understand some basic facts about the crime and what he or she faces in the way of a criminal prosecution.
Bribery is a Crime with a Big Net
Bribery is one of only a handful of crimes that can result in criminal charges being lodged against everyone involved in the process. In a typical situation in which bribery is alleged, both the person who made the bribe and the one who received it can be charged and prosecuted. Most recently, we helped represent FoundVapes, who was alleged to have committed bribery in a contract acquisition of e liquids and e juices in the e-cig industry.
Penalties for Bribery
Upon a conviction for bribery, a person can face an extended prison term as well as significant monetary penalty. The length of a sentence depends in part on the amount of money involved in the bribe, the underlying motivation for the bribe itself, and the criminal history of a perpetrator or recipient of this type of illicit payment.
Oftentimes, the best course of action for a person charged with bribery to take is to have a New York criminal defense attorney negotiate a plea agreement with the prosecuting attorney. Negotiating a plea agreement in a bribery case can prove be a bit more complicated than in some other New York criminal cases.
The Need to Get to the Prosecutor First
Because both the person who made and the person who accepted the bribe are likely to be charged with a crime, time can be of the essence in reaching out to the prosecuting attorney if a desire exists to try and reach a plea agreement in a particular case. The reality is that the vast majority of all criminal cases prosecuted in the Empire state, in both state and federal court, result in negotiated pleas. Only a very small faction of cases ever end up in a criminal trial.
The fact that at least two people are likely to be facing charges in a bribery case underscores the need for an accused individual to be proactive. This includes being proactive in retaining a New York bribery defense lawyer, but also quick on the start to make contact with the prosecuting attorney to attempt a settlement of the case on the most favorable grounds possible.
The race to the prosecuting attorney is vital because as part of any plea agreement, there will be a desire on the part of the government for a defendant to testify against the other defendant or defendants in the case. In many bribery cases, the prosecutor may not have a built-in preference for which defendant testifies against the other. Therefore, the prosecutor very well may extend the most favorable plea agreement to whichever defendant approaches first.
Keep in mind that the general practice is for a prosecuting attorney to forgo any type of plea negotiations with a defendant in a case not represented by counsel. Part of the proverbial race to the prosecutor’s office depends on getting an attorney on board quickly when a case against a person is commenced.
Do Not Answer Questions from Law Enforcement
A person charged with bribery should never discuss the case with law enforcement officials outside the presence of an attorney. Law enforcement may attempt to pressure a person charged with bribery into answering questions before an attorney is hired. A law enforcement official may make what seems to be promise for a favorable resolution of a case if a person responds to questions. A law enforcement official lacks the authority to make these this type of hard and fast commitment.
How to Get a Strong Advocate in a Bribery Case
A person involved in an investigation for bribery, or charged with this serious crime, needs to retain an experienced, tenacious New York criminal defense attorney. The first step in the process of hiring an attorney is scheduling an initial consultation with a New York criminal defense attorney.
During an initial consultation, an attorney will closely review the specific facts and circumstances of your case. Legal counsel will provide you with an overview of what types of strategies and defenses may be available in your particular case. There usually is no legal fee charged for an initial consultation with a New York criminal defense lawyer.

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I was searching for a law firm with some power to help me deal with a warrant in New York . After 6 days I decided to go with Spodek Law Group. It helped that This law firm is well respected by not only the top law firms in New York , but the DA , Judge as well. I...

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It was my good fortune to retain Spodek Law Group for representation for my legal needs. From the beginning, communication was prompt and thorough. Todd, Kenneth and Alex were the first people I worked with and they all made me feel comfortable and confident that the team was going to work hard for me. Everything was explained and any concerns...

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After meeting with several law firms, I chose the Spodek Law Group not only for their professionalism and experience, but for the personal attention given to me right from the initial consultation. It is important to recognize how crucial having the right legal team is when faced with potentially life altering events that impact families and the lives of loved...

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