Suddenly He Is
Everyone’s Lawyer

– New York Post


– 2016 GL News


– 2020 Seton Hall Law School


– 2020 Seton Hall Law School

Attorney Eric Franz
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Attorney Eric Franz

Suddenly He Is Everyone’s Lawyer

Fierce Trial Lawyer And Skilled Negotiator

Eric Franz has built a reputation for winning civil and criminal trials – in both state and federal courts throughout the country for over 25 years. He has won acquittals in the majority of his criminal trials and is an accomplished and skilled negotiator. He has a proven track record of obtaining dismissals and favorable plea bargains (which critics call too lenient) for his clients. Having years of courtroom experience and an unparalleled work ethic, Franz conducts an in-depth evaluation of every case while collaborating with his clients so informed decisions can be made and desired outcomes achieved.

Victories in state and Federal Court
throughout the country

Eric Franz represents individuals and corporate executives when they are under investigation and has marshalled many through investigations with no charges being brought. Included among those successes is his representation of a Senior Executive from an International Airline Corporation who was under investigation from the National Security Agency for espionage; physicians investigated for Medicaid and Medicare and Health Care Fraud; businessmen accused of running Ponzi schemes and many white collar investigations resulting in no charges against multiple clients.


He has successfully represented alleged members of organized crime, a New York State Judge, members of law enforcement, corporate executives and average citizens who find themselves entrenched in investigations, prosecutions and civil litigations.


Eric is a New York “Super Lawyer” (top rated white collar crime attorney: 2019-2020) whose legal acumen was featured in “Courting the Media” by Margaret Mackenzie who describes Eric as a “master at understanding the interplay between public perception and the legal process.” He consulted with best-selling author Katherine McCreight, for the novel, “A Good Marriage,” and was named “Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year” by Gangland News.

Super Lawyers Eric Franz Selected in 2020 Thomson Reuters
AVVO Rating 9.3 Superb Top Attorney Criminal  Defense



Eric Franz is an outstanding lawyer, teacher and colleague. In the classroom, he fuses his vast repertoire of knowledge with a generosity of spirit that inspires as it instructs. He is renowned for his talent in the courtroom and sharp advocacy skills.

– 2020, Seton Hall Law School

Eric Franz is a superstar

He is smart and he will live and breathe your case. I never thought I would find myself needing a defense attorney, but I did, and I am thankful that Eric Franz was the attorney who defended me. Eric fought for me at trial. I had a lot on the line, my law degree, my career…

– Naoki Yaguchi NYPD

A determined winner

with knowledge and experience!
First, I want to thank Eric Franz! My felony assault case took place in a county that is notoriously know as a prosecutor friendly court system, Nassau County Long Island! Eric Franz not only won my felony assault case…

– Anthony