ABOUT US

Yankwitt LLP is an elite trial and litigation firm, located in White Plains, New York. We offer our clients a litigation-focused firm led by a roster of experienced, pedigreed and fierce litigators – a combination unparalleled in Westchester County. Yankwitt LLP has assembled a team of the best and the brightest in litigation. All our attorneys attended leading law schools and/or graduated top in their classes and worked for Am Law 100 law firms. Further, we are the only firm in Westchester County where all of our attorneys worked as federal prosecutors or clerked for federal court judges. In fact, four of the firm’s six partners are former federal prosecutors from the Southern District. Our firm is led by led by Russell Yankwitt, a former federal law clerk, big firm litigator, and an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

At Yankwitt LLP, we listen to our clients and design a unique litigation strategy for each matter that will best serve their needs and interests. We are aggressive trial lawyers who stand ready to try all types of cases in both federal and state courts. At the same time, we advise our clients when it is wiser and more economical to resolve claims before trial, identify the optimum point at which to resolve a matter and then tirelessly pursue the most favorable settlement possible. In all cases, we prioritize lean staffing – typically no more than two attorneys per matter. This approach is not only cost-effective, it means that our clients have a dedicated senior attorney who knows their cases and who is always available as the “go to” counselor for any issues or concerns.

We represent businesses and high-net-worth individuals as both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial disputes of all kinds, including contract claims, shareholder and partnership matters, insurance coverage litigation, and professional malpractice disputes, employment litigation, white collar criminal defense and all types of government investigations. We also partner with transactional and non-litigation attorneys to provide litigation services in bankruptcy, real estate, and family law matters. Our firm serves as local or conflict counsel for more than 50 national law firms and also serves as general counsel for White Plains, New York City, and national businesses. At Yankwitt LLP, clients receive seasoned New York City trained litigators without having to pay New York City prices.