Police Abuse

We understand how difficult it can be for you and your family when you are wrongfully convicted or arrested by those who are supposed to protect you. At Lord & Schewel, we have the experience and skill necessary to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

If you have been a victim of police abuse, time is of the essence. A notice preserving your state claim must typically be filed within 90 days of your arrest. If you are even considering whether you may have a claim now is the time to reach out at 212-964-0280. If you miss the deadline you may still file in Federal Court, so contact us today.

Criminal Defense

When you are facing the loss of your freedom, you need the best. Lord & Schewel are experienced litigators who have represented thousands of clients with varying criminal charges and have experienced tremendous success. Our thoughtful, dutiful approach ensures that you will receive the best possible outcome.

We specialize in state and federal charges including: RICO conspiracy, assault and violent crimes, DWI and drug offenses.

Employment Discrimination

There is nothing worse than being judged not on the content of your character and the quality of your work, but on your race, gender, or sex. Lord & Schewel is here to make sure you get the legal representation and justice you deserve.

If you are a victim of sexual harassment, or feel you have been treated differently by your employer because of your race, gender, religion, national original, sexual orientation, or age contact us now.   Your initial appointment is free.

Constitutional Challenges

We are passionate about challenging systemic injustice. We bring creative lawsuits to contest city and statewide unconstitutional practices in the areas of civil rights, voting, freedom of information and speech, and prisoner’s rights. We routinely challenge administrative and FOIL rulings through Article 78 proceedings.


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