Scarsdale NEW YORK

ABOUT Law Office of Stewart L. Orden

Litigation practice concentrating in civil litigation, personal injury, securities, discrimination, white collar, matrimonial and complex criminal defense. Practice has included enormous settlements in discrimination lawsuits, accident cases, defense of companies under investigation by Antitrust Division of Justice Department, companies and individuals under federal investigation by various U.S. Attorney's offices, and defense of State crimes.

High profile cases have ranged from: Nieves v. City of NY (won largest settlement against NYC alleging sexual harassment); Lead counsel in Rennaissance Financial Securities trial; Lead trial counsel in SEC. v. O'Shaughnessy; The successful defense of individual accused in the $5,000,000.00 "Apple Bank" fraud (client acquitted of all sixteen counts); First successful introduction of a "cultural defense," in a trial which received worldwide attention and response from the international community because of its impact; Acquittal of accused shooter on Bronx Courthouse steps (profiled on "Sixty Minutes"); Acquittal of major figure on RICO and murder charges; Lead counsel in the first successful trial defense of a woman facing the Death Penalty in N.Y. since its reinstatement; Other proceedings have included trials involving organized crime, wiretaps and other sophisticated investigation techniques, civil trials for property damage in State Court, arbitration proceedings, construction lawsuits, federal discrimination lawsuits, price fixing, fraud, and stock broker and brokerage firm representation.

Extensive appellate experience includes civil and criminal appeals in State and Federal Courts.

The Firm carries the Highest Legal Ability Rating in Martindale Hubbell.

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Areas of LAW

  • Accident
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Bus Accident
  • Car Accident
  • Criminal Defense
  • Divorce
  • Drunk Driving Accident
  • Family
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Personal Injury
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Truck Accident

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