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Experienced and Aggressive Philadelphia Criminal Defense Lawyer

Hope Lefeber is recognized as one of Philadelphia’s leading white collar defense lawyers. For more than 30 years, Philadelphia criminal defense attorney Hope Lefeber has provided the highest quality representation, defending the rights of the accused in the Philadelphia area and in Federal courts throughout the United States.  Hope is an outstanding  trial attorney, a skilled negotiator who cares deeply about her clients and their needs.  She has a reputation for excellent results.

The experience that Ms. Lefeber gained as an Enforcement Attorney for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission is invaluable to her defense of her clients.  She has an excellent record of acquittals in federal court and has successfully defended people charged with white collar crimes, such as mail and wire fraud­, health care fraud, securities fraud, criminal tax violations, money laundering, financial fraud, conspiracy, business and corporate fraud, environmental crimes, insurance fraud, false claims act charges and mortgage fraud, as well as drug­ charges and other serious crimes.  

Ms. Lefeber has represented numerous high-profile clients, business executives and Fortune 500 Company executives, lawyers, doctors, professors, individuals involved in securities transactions, educators and students, medical professionals, corporations, non-profits and people from all walks of  life who have been charged or investigated by the government.

An Accomplished Federal Criminal Defense Attorney

Ms. Lefeber has published numerous articles, lectured on federal criminal law issues, taught Continuing Legal Education classes to other Philadelphia Criminal lawyers, and appeared on TV News as a legal expert. She has also been consistently honored as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and as one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys in Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Hope Lefeber uses her extensive experience to vigorously protect the rights of the accused. She is a tough, experienced federal criminal defense lawyer who is well-respected by judges and fellow attorneys for her effective preparation and trial strategy. Ms. Lefeber is known for her expertise in the federal system and will aggressively protect your rights, doing everything in her power to get the best results for you. She will leave no stone unturned in fighting for your rights.

Ms. Lefeber will work with you personally from the beginning to the end and will guide you through every stage of the proceedings, from the bail hearing, to the probable cause hearing, through pre-trial proceedings and discovery, trial and, if necessary, sentencing and appeal. In addition, she uses investigators and an extensive network of top experts and professionals, such as forensic experts and tax specialists, to assist with your defense.

If you are facing allegations of federal crime, the best approach is to speak with a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. To request a free, confidential consultation with Hope Lefeber, call 610-668-7927 or complete our online contact form.

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