Howard Tanner Attorney

Attorney in New York

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A respected New York attorney, Howard Tanner guides the law practice of Tanner & Ortega, LLP, and represents clients in cases ranging from criminal law to personal injury. His firm is also equipped to handle issues of medical malpractice, labor and employment law. Howard Tanner has an aggressive approach to lawsuits taken on and thoroughly prepares case materials. He has served as lead defense counsel in bringing more than 100 misdemeanor and felony matters to verdict. He always handles all of his criminal defense cases personally.

Tanner & Ortega’s noteworthy cases include defending clients facing looting charges following Hurricane Sandy. A large number of the cases brought to court by New York State district attorneys were simply dismissed. In another high-profile assignment, Mr. Tanner provided successful defense of his client in the Queens County Sean Bell murder case. He has also arranged a favorable plea bargain, resulting in probation and no prison time, in a Westchester County school teacher unlawful surveillance case.

A member of the Kings County Criminal Bar Association, New York County Lawyers Association and the Federal Bar Council, Howard Tanner is also active with the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for several years.