Oliver Storch

Oliver S. Storch, Attorney at Law
120 Broadway Fl 28
New York, NY 10271
(212) 587-2383
oliverstorch.com/


New York criminal defense attorney Oliver S. Storch: discrete, effective, and trusted.
Oliver S. Storch is the trusted go to New York criminal defense attorney whom colleagues, former adversaries and law enforcement members call when their respective clients or loved ones are under investigation or arrest. He has achieved favorable outcomes in various complex federal and state criminal cases.

With 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Storch is honored to have been selected as special counsel to the New York City Fire Department unions, representing Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics, Inspectors and Uniformed EMS Officers.

Multilingual, after having lived overseas for over 11 years, Mr. Storch is especially sensitive and uniquely comfortable representing clients from around the world.

Mr. Storch has been consulted by various diplomatic missions and consulates for his time honored dedication to discrete and effective representation of diplomats and non-diplomatic credentialed foreign nationals. Although Oliver S. Storch has handled several high profile cases, he believes legal matters are not won in the media, avoiding publicity and protecting his clients’ privacy.

Mr. Storch has a deep rooted commitment to justice, whether successfully defending a client from criminal charges or fighting for and obtaining substantial monetary settlements for victims who’s Civil Rights have been violated.

Mr. Storch is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut. He is also admitted to practice law in the following federal courts: United States District Court, Southern District of New York; United States District Court, Eastern District of New York; United States District Court, Northern District of New York; United States District Court, District of Connecticut; United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, and United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has also handled cases subject to local court rules, in many other states and federal courts.

Mr. Storch actively participates in various legal and community organizations. He also helps to provide pro bono legal services for artists and art organizations with Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York City.

New York criminal defense attorney Oliver S. Storch has provided discrete, effective, and trusted legal advocacy for his clients, subject to local court rules, in both the United States and in foreign countries who faced criminal charges in the following practice areas:

White collar/General criminal defense concerning:
Individuals and Corporations;
Administrative proceedings before regulatory and licensing committees;
Large narcotics importation and distribution cases;
International money laundering;
International extraditions/fugitives;
Conspiracy, Career Criminal Enterprise, Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO);
Grand Jury representation;
Art forgery and theft;
Securities fraud and insider trading;
Mortgage fraud and healthcare fraud;
SEC, FINRA and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA);
Elected and Public official misconduct;
Members of federal, state, and city law enforcement;
Homicide, Rape, and other violent crimes;
Sexual based offenses;
Child pornography;
Weapons importation, exportation, and possession;
Customs fraud;
Cyber crimes.

Civil Rights litigation concerning:
Section 1983 actions under United States federal law

Special counsel to Government employees and unions concerning:
Municipal employees’ criminal charges; and
Municipal unions’ criminal investigations

Special counsel to Diplomatic Missions, Consulates, and Foreign Nationals concerning:
Criminal offenses;
Immigration offenses

DIPLOMATIC SERVICES
Legal Counsel for Consulates, Embassies, and Foreign Nationals
Oliver Storch is recognized as one of the pre-eminent attorneys practicing in the areas of international regulatory and penal law. With 30 years of experience in assisting diplomatic missions, countries, and foreign nationals, Oliver Storch is skilled in handling complex disputes giving consideration to cultural customs, and traditions. Bespoke assistance and expertise in government legal affairs and commercial diplomacy.

Well respected liaison with all official government law enforcement, regulatory and licensing authorities.

Ask About Our Flat Fees For Legal Services For Foreign Missions

Consular and Embassy missions face a range of U.S. legal issues on a daily basis, from establishing commercial and business contracts with service providers to litigation and criminal defense representation for mission personnel. Anticipating the cost of legal counsel provided by U.S. attorneys is one of the most difficult challenges when budgeting for mission operations. Oliver Storch offers international diplomatic missions the option of monthly flat fees for a range of predetermined services. The flat-fee arrangement can help your mission save many thousands of dollars in unexpected and unbudgeted legal costs.

Upon consulting with our office, we will determine a flat monthly contracted legal fee, which may include handling diplomatic issues and Mission representation for:

Business contracts and commercial negotiations

Diplomatic Mission personnel taxation matters
Immigration matters
International business and real estate transactions
International satellite and communications disputes
Airline purchases and commercial airline leases
Diplomatic and Non-Diplomatic credentialed staff, nationals, DUI and criminal defense representation
International Business Law
If you operate an international business, we can protect you as well. Our international business law attorney colleagues know exactly how to deal with problems overseas and will actually travel to take care of your legal matters.

PEER REVIEWS
“Oliver Storch accepts the most challenging cases and fights for his clients with ingenuity and uncompromising zeal”
Walter Mack, Esq.
Former, Deputy Police Commissioner, N.Y.P.D.
Former, Assistant United States Attorney
Deputy Chief, Criminal Division
Southern District of New York

“Mr. Storch is a super strategist, with solid legal judgment and unmatchable courtroom skills.”
John Jacob Rieck, Jr.,Esq.
Former Chief Assistant District Attorney, District Attorney’s Office
New York County

“If Oliver Storch says he can do it, consider it done!”
Michael DiRaimondo, Esq.
Former Special Assistant United States Attorney
Eastern District of New York

“Mr. Storch’s tenacity is one of his great assets. He exemplifies what it means to be a defender of liberty.”
Alain V. Massena, Esq.
Former Assistant District Attorney, Kings County District Attorney’s Office
Adjunct Professor, St. John’s University School of Law

“Mr. Storch is a formidable adversary in high level and complex criminal cases with an unwavering dedication and commitment to his clients”
Antonio Seda, Esq.
Former Assistant District Attorney, District Attorney’s Office, New York County and The Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor New York

NOTABLE DECISIONS
New York criminal defense attorney Oliver S. Storch’s discrete, effective, and trusted legal work and advocacy has achieved favorable legal outcomes for his clients including:

Dismissal of drug importation conspiracy charge in the North Valley Cartel case, involving a staggering 2 million Kilos of cocaine and $10 billion dollars in money laundering for client, extradited from Colombia;
Non Jail dispositions in several major financial fraud cases;
Favorable disposition for Colombian fugitive who surrendered to US authorities in Panama, for charges in the “Super Cartel” conspiracy case featured on “60 Minutes”, 11/18/2012;
Obtained the largest settlement from the City of New York for an infant death by drowning;
Secured the release of American client’s assets attached by Swiss authorities pursuant to a mutual legal assistance request (MLAT) by the Russian Federation with a team of Swiss, United Kingdom and Danish counsel.
Dismissal of illegal re-entry of deported alien charges in federal district court, and a favorable decision from the U.S. Immigration Administrative Appeals Unit, declaring the client a derivative United States Citizen;
Negotiated with preeminent Government officials in Curacao and The Netherlands to obtain temporary protected status in Curacao for 11 Albanian women and children who fled to escape the war in the Balkans;
Dismissal of high profile murder charges against wrongfully accused client who languished in jail for three years and won a substantial financial settlement from the City of New York for this client in a subsequent Federal Section 1983 Civil Rights Action;
Dismissal of conspiracy to murder after the fact charges for client in a high profile multi-defendant organized crime racketeering case;
Dismissal of narcotics importation/possession conspiracy charges against client involving 275 kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fake fruit;
Suppression and dismissal of 29 kilograms of cocaine hidden in a secret compartment of a vehicle’s gas tank in Tennessee;
Not guilty verdict in a jury trial of an on-duty F.D.N.Y. member charged with grand larceny;
Dismissal of attempted murder charges by a successful justification defense;
Dismissal of criminal charges for receiving a bribe and official misconduct against a public officer;
Dismissal of major international financial fraud conspiracy charges for a fugitive dual citizen of the United States, without the client having to return to the United States;
Dismissal of criminal charges for a financial executive without the client losing a necessary professional license in DWI case;
Non jail disposition (home confinement) for client in major organized crime case;
Dismissal of criminal charges for former high ranking FDNY official in DWI case;
Dismissal or reduction of criminal charges for foreign nationals, which prevented their deportation from the United States;
Successful post conviction motions to prevent deportation of previously convicted foreign nationals.
Favorable disposition for a client in New York County’s largest cyber crime virtual currency banking fraud case.

MEMBERSHIPS
American Bar Association (ABA)- The leading professional organization for American attorneys.
Center for Professional Responsibility- This center provides national leadership in developing and interpreting standards in legal and judicial ethics, professional regulation, professionalism and client protection.
Criminal Justice Section  This section addresses today’s most important issues in the criminal justice system.
International Law Section-This section promotes policy development and legal education throughout the world.
International Criminal Law Committee-This committee deals with international aspects of domestic criminal law and international criminal tribunals.
National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) -Life MemberThis organization strives to create a more rational and humane criminal justice policy in the United States.
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NYSACDL)-Sustaining Member Members of this organization dedicate their time to protecting criminal defendants’ rights by being well-trained defense attorneys.
New York Criminal Bar Association (NYCBA) Members of this organization work to preserve the rights of criminal defendants throughout the New York City metropolitan area.
International Bar Association (IBA) This leading group influences international law reform.
Criminal Law Committee- This committee monitors developments in international criminal law.
Professional Ethics Committee- This committee seeks to promote the high standards of professional conduct and ethics on a global basis.
Federal Bar Council Dedicated to promoting excellence in Federal practice for Courts in the 2nd Circuit and encouraging respectful, cordial relations between the bench and bar.
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts Provides Pro Bono legal services for artists and art organizations in New York City.
Puerto Rican Bar Association You do not have to be Puerto Rican to appreciate this Association’s trail blazing efforts to ensure qualified diversity in the legal profession and judiciary.
The Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health at
New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
Family Advisory Council: Oliver S. Storch & Geidy Perez-Storch
Burn Center Advisory Group: Oliver S. Storch
New York Road Runners  Oliver Storch and his wife Geidy Perez-Storch both completed the grueling 2006 ING NYC Marathon to raise money for charity.
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan
American Museum of Natural History
Congregation Rodeph Sholom
The Jewish Community Center of Manhattan