Located in midtown Manhattan, the Law Offices of James Kousouros is a criminal defense firm that practices in federal and state courts throughout the country. We specialize in all matters involving complex white-collar crimes, such as securities violations, healthcare fraud, pharmaceutical industry fraud, and tax fraud. We also represent those facing other criminal charges such as racketeering, homicide, narcotics violations, DWI and assault. (Notable Cases).

Our clients – whoever they are and whatever their charges – share on thing in common: they all face fierce and life-altering battles against law enforcement or other governmental authorities. James Kousouros, the founder and principal of the firm, has over 30 years experience fighting, and winning those battles. He does this with the help of a dedicated team who shares his commitment to a single mission: to provide you with the best defense possible.

All Stages of Representation

As a full service criminal practice, we represent clients in all stages of the criminal process:

  • pre-arrest investigatory stage
  • grand jury proceedings
  • indictment
  • plea negotiations
  • trial
  • all levels of the appellate process—including post conviction litigation and appeals.

In addition, Mr. Kousouros represents clients before various regulatory review boards. He also provides strategic guidance to help his clients avoid litigation and/or prosecution.

National and International Presence

Mr. Kousouros appears in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as in international courts.

A Commitment to Every Client

Mr. Kousouros’ mission is to provide an equally vigorous, strategic and effective defense for each and every one of his clients. His commitment to this mission means that while he may not be able to take on every case, every case he does take on will receive his full attention. So whether your case involves a single charge or hundreds of charges, and whether it is of high notoriety or of little notice, his goal will be your goal: for you to receive the best defense possible.

Frequent Client Contact

Mr. Kousouros not only believes in frequent client contact, he insists on it. He believes that a client’s participation in his or her own defense is crucial — not only to ensure that every case is properly and thoroughly investigated, but also to make certain that his client fully understands and considers all of the options available. For Mr. Kousouros, full client participation is essential to his firm’s primary goal: to achieve the best resolution possible for the client.