The Right Experience

Depth and Breadth of Federal Experience in Your Corner

When you retain Lee Altschuler, you have batting for you a seasoned federal criminal defense attorney - in San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, and other federal courts - with unique triple-play experience:

  • More than 20 years of criminal law experience resulting in dozens of federal trials, prestigious national Department of Justice awards, thousands of cases, representation of a broad array of individuals, and top-level experience investigating and litigating cutting-edge white collar, high technology, financial and other matters; and
  • Deep courtroom experience sharpened by an insider's perspective as the former Chief of the Silicon Valley Branch Office of the U.S. Attorney's Office in Northern California:
    • Directly supervised, in every kind of federal grand jury and criminal matter, all Assistant U.S. Attorneys and Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys in Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Monterey County, and San Benito County - the San Jose federal venue;
    • Specially trained in high tech cases involving computer intrusions, computer frauds and abuse, trade secrets, telecommunications fraud, intellectual property, and electronic surveillance ("ELSUR") matters for the San Jose federal court venue; and
  • Outstanding financial and forensic experience honed at a top Big Four personal services firm:
    • Founded and managed the Forensic & Investigative Services for Deloitte & Touche in Northern California;
    • Separated cases of carelessness from cases of crime in global and local investigations at public companies and private businesses; and
    • Developed financial and forensic expertise unique among experienced white collar attorneys.

Your Lawyer, Not A Law Firm.

The right experience means better judgment for you, and better judgment leads to better results. Your confidence hinges on knowing that the federal criminal defense attorney working for you is the attorney you selected. No clutter of intermediaries or junior lawyers to learn on your case. With Lee, you can call on your lawyer for assistance, not on a lawyer's assistants.

Isn't that what you want when you retain your lawyer?