The Law Offices Of
Andrew J. Frisch
As a renowned defense attorney, has won acquittals, dismissals and reversals in especially challenging trials and appeals.
Over 40 years of practice, has litigated hundreds of cases, including over 30 jury trials and over 150 appeals.
His experience includes eleven years as a federal prosecutor for the United States Department of Justice, prosecuting business and securities frauds, public corruption, environmental crimes and violent criminal enterprises.
About the Practice
Practicing in federal and state courts for over forty years, Andrew J. Frisch is renowned for devotion to his clients and determined advocacy in championing them through federal and state criminal and civil investigations, trials, appeals, and SEC administrative proceedings. Andy's focused practice affords him the incomparable satisfaction of fighting for his clients, unencumbered by typical law firm agendas. He provides the best possible representation with unequaled personal commitment.

Cases of Note

Attorney Frisch conducts a hearing into the crash of the Staten Island Ferry which killed eleven passengers.


The Law Offices of Andrew J. Frisch

40 Fulton Street, New York, NY 10038

(646) 349-7660
(646) 304-0352

Andrew J. Frisch
Tel: (646) 349-7660
Fax: (646) 304-0352
  • From 2006 to 2008, headed the white collar crime practice of a national law firm
  • From 1995 to 2006, served the United States Department of Justice as a federal prosecutor in the Eastern District of New York, appointed Senior Litigation Counsel in the Office's Business and Securities Frauds and Public Integrity Units and attorney-in-charge of the Office's criminal environmental practice
  • Detailed to United States Senate Judiciary Committee's Minority Counsel during hearings into White House campaign fund-raising and nuclear scientist's espionage
  • Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • Awarded by the United States Department of Justice for Superior Performance by a Federal Prosecutor
  • Awarded the Charles E. Rose Award by the Eastern District of New York Association
Jason D. Wright
Jason D. Wright, of counsel to the practice, is a decorated combat veteran of the United States Army, and served in the United States Department of Defense as a military public defender in Europe and Guantánamo Bay. As the first attorney (JAG) in United States Army history to serve as aide-de-camp to a division commander in combat, Mr. Wright in Iraq advised on international law, national security law and the laws of war. For his trial work, Mr. Wright was rated the top defense attorney in Europe among his peers and won first place in a national trial advocacy competition sponsored by the New York City Bar Association. A native of Richmond with extensive ties to Washington, D.C., Mr. Wright clerked for the Army’s Office of the General Counsel in the Pentagon as well as the chief magistrate judge of the “Rocket Docket,” the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. A graduate cum laude from George Mason University School of Law, Mr. Wright holds a master’s degree in international human rights law from the University of Oxford (M.St.), directs a clinic in international tribunals as a Professor of Practice at the Washington and Lee University School of Law, and has published and lectured on international law and national security law. A Bronze Star recipient, Mr. Wright is a Major (JAG) in the Army Reserves and holds a Top Secret security clearance. He is a member of the Bars of New York, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Leo L. Esses
Leo L. Esses, Of Counsel to the practice, has litigated complex commercial matters for almost twenty years, representing large companies, partnerships and high net worth individuals in disputes related to finance, employment, retail, manufacturing, insurance, construction, real estate and technology. Leo regularly appears for clients in federal, bankruptcy and state courts throughout the country, as well as administrative tribunals, agencies and arbitrators. Leo has been named as a Super Lawyer every year since 2013.