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David R. Sachs, Esq.

Attorney David Sachs"I take great pride in my commitment to my clients and the fact that I treat every case as if it is my only case. It is extremely important to me that my clients have complete confidence in me, not only as their attorney, but also as someone who is genuinely concerned for their best interests and who treats them with compassion and respect. In all of my cases I always make sure that my clients understand every aspect of their case, that they are kept informed and up to date and most importantly, that they know that I am zealously and relentlessly protecting their legal rights and interests at all times." -David R. Sachs

About David

The Top 10 Best Attorney Client Satisfaction As one of the founding partners of the law firm, David Sachs focuses in the areas of Criminal Defense and Family Law. David's exceptional legal abilities and talents have earned him praise and accolades from his clients and throughout the legal community. A few of David's achievements include his national best-selling book, "A Cup of Coffee with 10 of the Top DUI Lawyers in the United States", which he co-authored, being honored as one of the "Top 100" Criminal Defense Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association and being honored as one of the "10 Best" in New York for client satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys. David has a "Superb" Lawyer Rating with AVVO.

David handles all criminal matters from simple Harassment through Murder and all Family Court matters including family offense matters, orders of protection, child support and custody.

David attended college at the State University of New York at New Paltz where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. After graduating college David attended Touro Law School located in Long Island, New York where he earned his Juris Doctorate. While in law school, David served as a Notes and Comments Editor with the Touro Law Review.

After graduating from law school David began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney with the Westchester County District Attorney’s office where he prosecuted countless criminal cases and gained significant trial experience. As a prosecutor David also handled countless criminal appeals in a wide array of matters including, but not limited to, Grand Larceny, Drug related crimes, Arson, Rape, Attempted Murder and Murder. After leaving the District Attorney’s Office David took his vast experience into private practice and expanded the breadth of his practice into family law.

David is admitted to practice in all of the courts of the State of New York is admitted to practice law in the United States Supreme Court. He regularly practices in the criminal courts, family courts and Supreme courts of Westchester County, Bronx County, Putnam County, Dutchess County, Rockland County and Queens County.


  • J.D., Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Huntington, New York
  • B.A. History, State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York

Professional - & - Bar - Association - Memberships

  • Admitted to the New York State Bar
  • Admitted to the United States Supreme Court
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • American Institute of Family Lawyers
  • National Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Westchester DA's Office, Assistant District Attorney

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Why You Should Choose Our Law Firm

  • Experience & Perspective

    65+ years of combined experience, including criminal prosecution

  • Published Legal Authors

    Co-authored national bestsellers on DWI and criminal defense

  • Award Winning

    Avvo Clients’ Choice Award for Family Law and Criminal Defense

  • Premier Counsel

    Selection for Super Lawyers® (top 5% of New York attorneys)

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