Isabelle A. Kirshner is one of New York's premier criminal defense trial attorneys. She has won acquittals for her clients in both state and federal court. Isabelle has more than twenty-five years of experience defending individuals on a wide range of criminal matters including investigations and prosecutions relating to securities fraud, money laundering, bank fraud, tax fraud, as well as distribution of crystal methamphetamine, drug trafficking and violent crimes. She has represented individuals at every stage of criminal proceedings, from the inception of a criminal investigation through indictment and trial.
Isabelle served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney's Office from 1982 to 1986. She then entered the private sector as a criminal defense attorney, and joined Clayman & Rosenberg LLP in 2005. Isabelle has lectured on federal and state criminal practice for the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. She is also a long time faculty member of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Program at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Isabelle is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization comprised of the nation's elite trial lawyers. In 2008 and every year thereafter, she has been selected as a "Super Lawyer" in the New York City Metro area.
Isabelle has been appointed to the Criminal Justice Act Committee and the Criminal Justice Advocacy Board for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She served as a member of District Attorney Cyrus Vance's transition committee and is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, the New York Council of Defense Attorneys, the Isabelle is a graduate of the State University of New York College at Oswego and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.