Seth J. Zuckerman
Top 40 Under 40

Seth Zuckerman

New York Office
147 West 25th Street, 12th Floor
New York, New York 10001
California Office
2049 Century Park East, 18th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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Seth J. Zuckerman is a highly accomplished criminal defense attorney and a partner at ChaudhryLaw PLLC, recognized for his exceptional legal acumen and relentless dedication to his clients. With a background as a former Senior Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, Seth has a unique perspective on both sides of the criminal justice system. This experience has solidified his reputation as a formidable advocate in both state and federal courts across New York, New Jersey, and the country.

Seth’s expertise spans a wide array of criminal defense matters, including white-collar crimes such as securities, tax, wire, mail, and healthcare fraud; money laundering; and insider trading. His practice also encompasses traditional criminal defense, dealing with serious offenses like homicide, narcotics possession, and domestic violence. He is also skilled in representing clients in parallel regulatory proceedings brought by the SEC and in complex civil litigation related to his primary practice areas.

Known for his fearless and zealous advocacy, Seth has been honored as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and a “Top 40 Under 40” Criminal Defense Attorney by the National Trial Lawyers. His high-profile cases have garnered media attention, including coverage on Dateline NBC.

Prior to joining ChaudhryLaw PLLC, Seth was Counsel at a prominent white-collar criminal defense boutique and a Partner at an AMLAW 100 firm. He has a distinguished record of obtaining favorable outcomes for his clients through adept motion practice, strategic negotiations, and, when necessary, trial.

Seth’s dedication to his clients extends beyond the courtroom. He has been recognized for his pro bono work, including securing the release of a client who had been sentenced to life without parole as a juvenile, after 42 years in prison.

Education and Admissions:

  • Education:
    University of Michigan, B.A.
    Brooklyn Law School, J.D.

  • Admissions:
    State of New York
    State of New Jersey
    Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York
    Pro hac vice admissions in Indiana, Massachusetts, Illinois, Georgia, and California

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