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Levin & Associates, PLLC specializes in helping companies, families, and individuals manage complex challenges.


Prominent New-York based criminal defense”


Expert in financial crime”


Prominent criminal defense attorney”


Highly regarded defense attorney”


“Experienced and respected”


Expert on money laundering and fraud”


Specializes in asset forfeiture and money laundering”


Expertise in financial crimes”


Famed criminal defense attorney”


“Duncan Levin is “a criminal law expert


“A go-to expert”

Top NYC & National Criminal Defense

About Us

Levin & Associates, PLLC provides highly-skilled representation and strategic advice to individuals, families, and companies in complex domestic and international business affairs, internal investigations and white collar regulatory and criminal matters. The firm is dedicated to achieving successful outcomes for its clients through meticulous preparation, thoughtful counseling and leveraging unique relationships.

The firm is led by Managing Partner Duncan Levin. Mr. Levin is a highly-regarded defense attorney specializing in criminal law, anti-money laundering, and OFAC sanctions risk and enforcement, asset forfeiture and anti-fraud investigations. His experience includes years of prosecution at the United States Department of Justice and on the senior staff of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. After graduating from Yale College and Yale Law School, Mr. Levin got his start in the courtroom trying cases at the Manhattan DA’s Office under the legendary DA Robert Morgenthau.

Managing Partner Duncan Levin has been accepted to Lawyers of Distinction, the fastest growing community of distinguished lawyers in the United States.

Expertise & Practice Areas

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White Collar Crime Lawyer

Complex criminal, financial, and commercial investigations and charges require an experienced legal team. As experts in criminal defense, Levin & Associates has unmatched experience and success in defending those facing complex white-collar and other criminal charges or who have come under investigation. 

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Crisis Management & Risk Mitigation

Our best result is that no one knows how well we did our job — because no one never found out about your crisis.

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Expert OFAC Lawyer

Our OFAC experience is unparalleled, with extensive connections at federal and state enforcement.

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Regulatory Investigations

Levin & Associates is regularly considered one of the most admired and outstanding regulatory investigation legal firms in the United States.

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Commercial Litigation and Disputes Attorney

Levin & Associates is among New York’s premiere commercial litigation law firms, with a comprehensive understanding of international law spanning jurisdiction and legal practice.  Having the experience to provide successful outcomes, our commercial litigation attorneys can settle even the most complex litigation.

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Sovereign Immunity Practice

Levin & Associates has extensive experience in litigation concerning immunity and other issues under the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.  

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Notable Cases

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United States v. Clare Bronfman (“NXIVM” case)

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Jennifer Weisselberg (Trump Organization criminal case)

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People v. Anna Sorokin (aka Anna Delvey)

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Oleg Deripaska v. Janet Yellen

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Wiz Khalifa (“Khalifa Kush”)

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Miles Kwok (aka Guo Wengui)

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People v. Steven Etkind

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Harvey Weinstein

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Gen. Khalifa Hafter

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Charlie Walk

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“Former federal prosecutor, and now a highly regarded defense attorney” – The Sun

Duncan Levin is a highly-respected expert in the space of criminal law, anti-money laundering, internal investigations, and anti-fraud. After a lengthy career at senior levels of state and federal law enforcement, including at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Manhattan District Attrorney’s Office, Mr. Levin now regularly consults with a variety of individuals and entities facing complex challenges, including criminal, regulatory, investigatory, and anti-fraud issues.


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Bill Browder

Author of “Red Notice” and “Freezing Order”

Duncan Levin is a formidable lawyer and strategist, who is deeply experienced in financial crime and brings that background to bear for his clients.

Anna Delvey


Duncan is always there when you need him – weekends, vacations, late nights – he’ll go above and beyond to ensure everything is taken care of. Reliable, dependable, and not afraid of a challenge.

Prof. Ronald Sullivan Jr.

Harvard Law School and famed criminal defense attorney

Duncan Levin is a giant of the criminal defense bar: the best of the best. Confident and professional, he gets impressive results and serves his clients with honor and dignity. Levin & Associates deserves every accolade it gets.

Ben Campbell

Former U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York

Duncan Levin has a deep working knowledge of criminal law, including particularly financial crime and asset forfeiture, that serves his clients extremely well. One of my very first hires at the U.S. Attorney’s Office many years ago, he has always impressed me with his dedication and intelligence.

Jose Baez

Famed trial lawyer (Casey Anthony, Aaron Hernandez)

Smart, quick, and well versed are words that I would use to describe Duncan Levin. He is a true fighter for his clients and incredibly effective in doing so. I highly recommend Duncan Levin and always look forward to working with him because he’s the type of lawyer that gets the job done.

Juda Engelmayer

Crisis communication expert, HeraldPR

Duncan Levin is an effective litigator and brilliant defense attorney and strategist. He senses the legal pulse, understands the public pulse, and knows how to manage both to help his clients achieve the optimum results for their individual situations.

Levin & Associates Press

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Steve Bannon’s Criminal Nightmare Just Got Real

Duncan Levin featured in VICE News: “The new rules appear likely to stop Bannon from repeating Manafort’s good fortune, Duncan …Levin, a former prosecutor who once oversaw the financial crimes unit in the

July 1, 2021 Trump Organization charges

CNN obtained a copy of the subpoena, which was sent to Jennifer Weisselberg, … Weisselberg’s attorney, Duncan Levin, told CNN on Thursday.

Duncan Levin in the Daily Mail

If these allegations are true, it means that all of the defendants in the case should have all of the charges thrown out. There should be no opportunity for a do-over for the government.

Duncan Levin Featured in NBC News

This is going to be a very difficult case for the defendants to win.

Bespoke Legal Counsel & Elite Representation

Industry leading legal representation for criminal defense, complex financial investigations, and international business affairs.