Anthony M. La Pinta is one of Long Island’s most accomplished and respected trial attorneys. Practicing law for over 26 years, he specializes in all phases of federal and state criminal defense and plaintiff's personal injury matters. Described by members of the judiciary as "an attorney of the highest caliber," and "one of the finest lawyers on Long Island," Mr. La Pinta represents the highest standards in the legal community. He has been selected to the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 editions of "Super Lawyers" magazine and has earned the "Preeminent - AV" rating with the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Attorney Peer Rating System. Having successfully defended many high profile cases that have drawn national media attention, Mr. La Pinta has extensive experience representing individuals and businesses that have been investigated or charged with white collar, nonviolent and violent crimes at the trial and appellate levels in the federal and state courts. Some of his past clients include politicians, law enforcement officials, financiers, attorneys, and physicians. By also maintains a significant civil law practice, Mr. La Pinta representing plaintiffs in all serious personal injury matters. Many of his cases have resulted in noteworthy trial verdicts and seven figure settlements in courts throughout the New York metropolitan region. An adjunct professor at Touro Law School and St. Joseph’s College, Mr. La Pinta has also served as a past president of the Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association, and is a current member of the Attorney Grievance Committee for the Tenth Judicial District. Mr. La Pinta also serves as counsel to The Village of Babylon, The Board of Trustees of Suffolk County Community College and The Suffolk County Democratic Committee. He has also been a guest legal commentator and contributor for Newsday, News 12 - Long Island, Court TV and Fox News.
Mr. La Pinta is a proven, experienced litigator who brings enourmous energy, personal attention and unmatched determination to every client he represents. His reputation and ability as a fierce and respected advocate has produced outstanding results for his clients.