Varghese, Vinoo P.

2 Wall Street New York, NY 10005


Updated: 07/20/2017


Honors and Awards

  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • AV Preeminent®: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that the lawyer's reviewed peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards., AV Preeminent 5.0 Rating, Martindale, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The...

Office Info

Practice Areas

  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Defense

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Founder, since 2006


Other Affiliations

  • Headed the "Assault on Police Officers Program" at the Kings County District Attorney's Office, a unit that investigated and prosecuted serious felony attacks on police officers., 2006
  • New York County Lawyers' Association, 2007 - 2011 (Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • South Asian Bar Association of New York (Former Board Member)
  • North American South Asian Bar Association (Criminal Justice Committee Co-Chair)
  • North American South Asian Bar Association (Former Board Member)
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York, 2010 - 2014 (Board of Directors)

Classes and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Faculty, New York City Law Department Civil Trial Advocacy Program, 2016
  • Program Chair & Moderator, Fishy Justice: The Supreme Court’s Take(s) On Prosecutorial Discretion And Overcriminalization, NAPABA, 2015
  • Lecturer, Faculty, New York City Law Department Civil Trial Advocacy Program, 2015
  • Presenter, Contours of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, New York Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, 2014
  • Presenter, The White Collar Crime Landscape, New York Law Journal, 2013
  • Panelist, Best Practices for Responding to Possible Violations - Reporting and Remediating Misconduct, West LegalEd Center And Thomson Reuters
  • Lecturer, Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, Cardozo Law School , 2011 - 2014
  • Lecturer, Faculty, Cardozo Law School's ITAP

Past Positions

  • Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York, 2000
  • New York University, 1996
    B.A. Philosophy
  • Chaminade High School, 1990


Other Sources of Feedback About Vinoo P. Varghese

Included on the 2017New York Metro list

Past Lists

  • 2016New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015New York Metro Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Vinoo P. Varghese on Super Lawyers

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2 Wall Street New York, NY 10005



Representative Cases

  • Construction company owner Tomas Olazabal charged with filing false tax returns, 2015
  • School teacher Richard Hovan charged with statutory rape, 2015
  • Republican City Councilman Daniel Halloran charged with orchestrating bribery scheme to award Republican mayoral nomination to a Democrat, Malcolm Smith, 2014
  • Rengan Rajaratnam, hedge fund trader charged with insider trading, 2013
  • Real Estate Broker Richard Silver charged with art fraud, 2012

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