Courageous Defense | Creative Solutions | Results

About Varghese & Associates, P.C.

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At Varghese & Associates, P.C., our proven team of criminal defense attorneys has spent years fighting — and winning — cases in the criminal justice system. We have represented many clients in the battle for their freedom, and we are prepared to fight for you.

Courageous Defense | Creative Solutions | Results

Our mission is a simple one: to pave the way for our clients to resume their lives by providing the most effective defense to obtain the best possible results.

Our vision is to be a firm whose very name levels the playing field against the government and ensures a fair fight for our clients.

Our mandate is to provide comfort, support, and respect to our clients and their families through superior work and by regular communication.

Meet Vinoo Varghese Principal Attorney of Varghese & Associates, P.C.

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You may recognize Vinoo Varghese from his frequent appearances on television networks like CBS News, Fox News and MSNBC. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Law Journal, and Law360 have quoted him multiple times. Martindale-Hubbell has rated Varghese as AV Preeminent for the past three years and Super Lawyers has rated him for the past five years. As a trial-tested advocate for clients facing criminal charges, Mr. Varghese has developed a reputation for bringing experience, passion and creative solutions to criminal defense matters.

Our attorneys may be used to the spotlight, but we understand that many of our clients wish to resolve their legal matters with minimal disruption and attention. We have worked with high-profile clients throughout New York City and beyond, helping them mitigate the affects of criminal investigations and move toward the future they desire.

Mr. Varghese works with a highly experienced group of attorneys who serve as of-counsel attorneys to our firm. Learn more about our team:

Our Criminal Defense Team

Danielle Caminiti

About Us

Danielle Caminiti is a former prosecutor who worked in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office between 2000 and 2005. Since 2013, she has been making civil and criminal appearances in all boroughs of New York City. She is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. – 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
  • New York University
    • B.A. – 1997
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Danielle Caminiti

About Us

Danielle Caminiti is a former prosecutor who worked in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office between 2000 and 2005. Since 2013, she has been making civil and criminal appearances in all boroughs of New York City. She is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D. – 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
  • New York University
    • B.A. – 1997
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Gregory A. Marshall

About Us

Gregory A. Marshall is a former prosecutor who worked in the Brooklyn DA’s Office from 2005-2010. While there, he worked in the Rackets division and prosecuted police corruption, white collar crime, hate crimes, environmental crimes, as well as assaults, robberies, attempted murder, and domestic violence matters. He is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. – 05/2002
  • Colorado School of Mines
    • Bachelor of Science – 1993

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2005

Gregory A. Marshall

About Us

Gregory A. Marshall is a former prosecutor who worked in the Brooklyn DA’s Office from 2005-2010. While there, he worked in the Rackets division and prosecuted police corruption, white collar crime, hate crimes, environmental crimes, as well as assaults, robberies, attempted murder, and domestic violence matters. He is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • J.D. – 05/2002
  • Colorado School of Mines
    • Bachelor of Science – 1993

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2005

James W. Magee

About Us

James W. Magee is a former prosecutor who worked in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office between 2007 and 2012. He runs his own practice and is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law
    • J.D. – 2006
  • Fordham University
    • B.A. – 1997

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

James W. Magee

About Us

James W. Magee is a former prosecutor who worked in the Kings County District Attorney’s Office between 2007 and 2012. He runs his own practice and is of-counsel to Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Education

  • St. John’s University School of Law
    • J.D. – 2006
  • Fordham University
    • B.A. – 1997

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York

Afsaan Saleem

About Us

Afsaan Saleem, Esq., has over 17 years of legal experience as a litigator in New York. Mr. Saleem began his legal career by serving the City of New York as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department for over five years as a litigation attorney in the Brooklyn Torts Office. Mr. Saleem then switched sides, working for several years in private practice doing plaintiff’s side civil rights and criminal defense.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. – 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania

Afsaan Saleem

About Us

Afsaan Saleem, Esq., has over 17 years of legal experience as a litigator in New York. Mr. Saleem began his legal career by serving the City of New York as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department for over five years as a litigation attorney in the Brooklyn Torts Office. Mr. Saleem then switched sides, working for several years in private practice doing plaintiff’s side civil rights and criminal defense.

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. – 2001
  • University of Pennsylvania

A Nationwide Criminal Defense Practice

We are based on Wall Street in New York City, but we represent clients in federal criminal matters all over the country. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in courts nationwide, including:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Northern District of New York
  • Western District of New York
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia​
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Western District of Oklahoma
  • District of Colorado

Contact Us For A Consultation

When you are under investigation or facing criminal charges, there is a lot on the line. To protect your future and your freedom, put our criminal defense team in your corner. During your initial consultation, we will answer your questions and let you know what you can expect from our work together.

Please call 212-430-6469, or send us an email to reach one of our attorneys