Igor Litvak is a criminal defense attorney based in Brooklyn, New York and founder of The Litvak Law Firm. As a lead counsel and co-counsel of several high-profile cases, Mr. Litvak has a prominent profile as a defense attorney. He has appeared in news media and digital outlets extensively. His interviews are available in multiple languages which have earned him recognition and respect around the world.
For his Bachelor’s degree, Mr. Litvak attended the Baruch University, Zicklin School of Business in Manhattan, where he graduated with a degree in Business Administration (BBA), majoring in Marketing Management and Political Science.
During his L.L.M. Trial Advocacy Program from the Beasley School of Law of Temple University, Mr. Litvak conducted jury trials throughout his academic term to perfect his skills. This trial advocacy program was ranked number 2 in the country at the time when Mr. Litvak enrolled.
He earned his Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the Rutgers School of Law, where he held positions such as the President of the Jewish Law Student Association, senior editor of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and the 1L representative for the Student Bar Association. In addition to that, Mr. Litvak also received the Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Service Program Certificate during his time at Rutgers.
Mr. Litvak participated in the Baker Trail Competition at Rutgers School of Law in which he had a unique opportunity to act as counsel for both the plaintiff and the defendant. This offered him a perspective from both sides before he began his legal career. After graduation from law school, he joined the reputable Manhattan-based criminal defense law firm, Portela Law Firm, as a junior associate.
He is admitted to the bars of New York and New Jersey and is admitted to practice in the US Eastern District Court of New York, the US Southern District Court of New York, the US District Court of New Jersey, Washington DC, and Connecticut. Mr. Litvak has defended clients facing charges such as major drug conspiracies, cybercrime, white-collar crime, bank robbery, homicide among others.