Family Law, Real Estate, Criminal Defense, Civil and Commercial Law Attorneys in Garden City and East Hampton, New York

Richard A. Librett

  • Partner


Garden City, NY






Richard A. Librett is a 1973 graduate of the Albany Law School of Union University. He spent several years as a prosecutor until founding the firm with Lloyd M. Friedland.  Richard has two children and resides on Long Island.

Over a long and varied career as a criminal defense attorney and litigator, he has been involved in many high-profile cases, including the Howard Beach case, the New York City Traffic Violations Bureau Scandal, the New York City Carting case, and many others including narcotics cases, money laundering and RICO. He has litigated cases in both the state and federal courts, representing large corporations as well as individuals accused of varied and serious offenses, and enjoys an excellent reputation as a concerned and aggressive advocate.  In addition to his background as a criminal defense attorney, Richard has represented many corporations, officers, executives and shareholders in business disputes involving substantial assets and complex issues.

The firm's representative clients include substantial corporations and high net worth individuals, as well as local and small businesses.  We pride ourselves in delivering a high level of service in a concerned and personal manner, tailored to the individual needs of the client.

Areas Of Practice

  • State and Federal Criminal Defense
  • Civil Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1974


  • Albany Law School of Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D. - 1973
  • State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York
    • B.A. - 1970

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • American Association of Justice