An award-winning attorney with years of experience defending people and businesses in federal and state courts, Mr. Burney has earned a reputation for getting results.
Criminal Defense: Nathaniel Burney has successfully defended clients in a wide variety of situations, and at every stage of the process –from persuading federal and state prosecutors not to bring charges, to setting bail, suppressing evidence, negotiating pleas, and getting trial juries to say “not guilty.”
Representative cases have involved insider trading and securities fraud, internet crimes, assault, narcotics, hate crimes, wiretaps and DNA evidence.
Civil Defense: Individuals and business involved in litigation have used Mr. Burney to get quick and cost-effective results.
Representative cases have involved commercial litigation, contract disputes, employment matters, and class actions.
Judgment Enforcement: Successful plaintiffs who have been awarded large judgments have relied on Nathaniel Burney to get payment in difficult situations. Mr. Burney has been voted #1 by the New York Law Journal’s readers in getting these results.
Representative cases have involved multimillion-dollar commercial litigation and large divorce.
Appeals: Mr. Burney is a legal scholar with a reputation as a professional and knowledgeable attorney in whom judges can trust. He learned from the best, from his first job as an assistant to Chief Justice Warren Burger to working on high-profile Supreme Court cases early in his career, to drafting appellate briefs and arguing before New York appellate courts.