Susan Necheles, Susan Necheles, Donald Trump Lawyer

Is Susan Necheles Married? Bio, Age, Clients, Education, Jewish

Susan Necheles Biography

Susan R. Necheles is one of New York’s top litigators specializing in representing individuals and corporations under investigation or indicted for allegedly fraudulent or criminal conduct, including tax fraud, securities fraud, corporate fraud, mortgage fraud, antitrust violations, and other allegations of criminal wrongdoing or civil fraud. She is a managing partner at NecchelesLaw, LLP and a former partner at Hafetz & Necheles .

She is one of the attorneys, alongside Todd Blanche and Joe Tacopina, who are defending former president Donald Trump against the 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first degree. The charges are related to hush-money payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign.

Susan Necheles Age

Susan is 64 years old, she was born in 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She celebrates her birthday on February 14.

Susan Necheles Education

Susan graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Rochester in 1980. She later joined Yale Law School earning a J.D. in 1983. While at Yale, she was an editor for Yale Law Journal.

Susan Necheles Religion

She is reportedly a Jewish.

Susan Necheles Family

Susan was raised by her Puerto Rican mother and a father of German-Jewish descent. Their names are however not in the public domain.

Susan Necheles Husband

Susan has not disclosed her marital status. She is known for her known for her tenacity in court which makes her personal life less significant to the public as people are more fascinated by her professionalism.

Susan Necheles Lawyer/ Attorney

Susan is a managing partner at NechelesLaw, LLP, a boutique criminal defense firm in Midtown Manhattan. She began her law career as a prosecutor at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office before joining Hafetz Law Firm as an associate and was later made a partner forming Hafetz & Necheles. The law firm specializes in defense of criminal and securities cases, corporate and government investigations, and attorney disciplinary proceedings. Some of the cases she handled while there includes;

  • Representing the former Comptroller of Nortell Networks Corporation who was charged with securities fraud by the SEC;
  • Representing accountants at major accounting firms in investigations concerning accounting practices and fraud;
  • Preventing charges from being brought against a real estate appraisal company which was under investigation for committing mortgage and securities fraud;
  • Preventing criminal charges from being brought against brokers under investigation for market timing in mutual funds; and
  • Representing individuals in investigations by the United States Attorney’s Office, the SEC, the NYSE and other regulatory agencies; and other federal and state investigations.

Susan Necheles Recognitions

Necheles was listed in “Band 1”, an elite ranking awarded to few attorneys, by Chambers USA. She was elected a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization which accepts only the top 5% of trial lawyers in the country. She was named as an outstanding practitioner of the year for her “extraordinary and dedicated efforts on behalf of the accused” by the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in 2013.

In 2019 she was selected as one of the 50 most influential lawyers in New York State. In addition, she has been listed in New York Super Lawyers as one of the leading white collar criminal defense lawyers in New York every year since 2006 and has been recognized in a number of publications including Who’s Who Legal and Avenue Magazine.

Susan Necheles Clients

Necheles has represented a number of clients ranging from politicians, celebrities to athletes. He has been involved in a few of the most high-profile white-collar criminal cases. Some the cases include the Enron scandal, the trial of former CEO Dennis Kozlowski and the case of FIFA corruption.

In 2010, she represented New York state Senate Majority leader Pedro Espada in a corruption case. Espada was convicted and served five years in prison for his role in stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his Soundview Health Center. Susan helped win an acquittal. She has also helped win acquittals in campaign finance cases in Puerto Rico and New York. In 2010, their client Manhattan Surrogate Court Judge Nora Anderson, was acquitted of illegally funneling $250,000 in her run for the bench.

She represented Clare Bronfman, Seagrams heiress who was s convicted in 2020 of using her family’s liquor fortune to finance the NXIVM sex cult in upstate New York. She was sentenced to six years and nine months in prison.

She also represented Jacob Reichberg, a top donor to former New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio who was accused of bribing cops with access to hookers. Jacob was convicted in 2020 along with fellow donor and pal Jona Rechnitz.

She was a counsel to the late Genovese crime family underboss Venero Mangano, who was known as Bennie Eggs because his mother owned an egg store.  In 2016, she helped negotiate a plea deal for Dr. David Newman,an ER Doctor, who sexually assaulted four female emergency-room patients. He lost his medical license after he drugged one of his patients before he attacked her. He was sentenced to two years in prison.

Susan Necheles Political Party

Susan is a registered Democrat.

Susan Necheles Donald Trump

Necheles is one of three attorneys defending former president Donald Trump on an indictment stemming from hush money payments made to porn star Stormy Daniels and other 34 felony counts of falsifying business records

She has previously worked with Donald Trump defending the Trump Organization in a tax fraud case that was also brought by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office but under Bragg’s predecessor, Cyrus Vance Jr. The organization was convicted of all 17 counts and fined $1.6 million.

She was also part of the legal team which represented Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, who was charged with campaign finance violations which were related to hush money payments. Necheles’ strategy for the case was focused on discrediting Cohen’s credibility being a witness. Cohen was eventually found guilty and received a three-year sentence in prison but also implicating Donald in the scheme.

Susan Necheles Net worth

Susan has an estimated net worth of  $5 million.

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