New York Criminal Defense Attorney

Handling Tough Cases In New York, New Jersey and Nationwide

Criminal defense attorney Jonathan Savella handles every case with the energy, intelligence and savvy that makes New York’s top lawyers among the best in the country. Drawing on experience earned through a prestigious federal clerkship and over a decade practicing alongside several of the City’s highest-profile attorneys, he represents individuals and businesses in federal criminal investigations, trials and appeals.

Jonathan understands that successful advocacy begins with diligence. A quick study with a knack for research, he masters the facts of each of his cases, conducts a close study of the applicable law and builds a defense tailored to his client’s unique circumstances. This rigorous approach reflects Jonathan’s deep commitment to achieving the best-possible outcome in each and every case.

The truest indicators of Jonathan’s ability are the results he achieves for his clients in and out of the courtroom. To name just a few examples:

  • Jonathan persuaded federal prosecutors to forego felony charges against an executive who oversaw a botched asbestos mitigation project in the Northern District of New York.
  • Jonathan convinced the Queens DA’s office to drop felony gun charges against an out-of-state businessman who travelled to New York City with a pistol and ammunition in his suitcase.
  • Jonathan secured the dismissal of securities fraud claims in a Southern District of New York enforcement action captioned SEC v. Sason.
  • Jonathan convinced the Second Circuit Court of Appeals in United States v. Huggins to vacate the sentence of a notable music producer who was convicted of wire fraud.

Jonathan has successfully represented clients in New York State, New Jersey, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia. If you or your loved one is dealing with an investigation, facing charges, preparing for sentencing or planning to appeal from a criminal conviction, call or email him today.