lance A. clarke

Lance A. Clarke is an experienced trial attorney and negotiator in the areas of criminal defense, parole defense, and civil rights. His unique and successful advocacy, coupled with his results driven approach have generated numerous favorable results for his clients.

Due to his strong reputation, and pattern of success, Lance is often described as "the go to guy" for complex and delicate legal matters.

Lance Clarke is a New York City native, originating out of the East New York/Canarsie sections of Brooklyn. He has represented nearly 4,000 people in Federal, State and Parole Court.

Lance Clarke has tried and won several jury trials, bench trials, administrative and suppression hearings for cases involving allegations of attempted murder, federal drug conspiracy, DNA evidence, weapons and drug possessions, burglaries, robberies, parole violations, theft and sex offenses.


The Pennsylvania State University, School of Law, J.D. 2007 (Miller Center Public Interest Advocate Award)

The City University of New York, New York City College of Technology, B.S. 2002


New York
New Jersey
United States District Court, Southern District of New York
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
United States District Court, District of New Jersey


American Academy of Trial Attorneys 2016 Premier Top 100 Trial Attorneys in the State of New York
American Academy of Trial Attorneys Premiere Practitioner in the Field of Criminal Trial Attorneys in the State of New York


Southern District Criminal Justice Act Mentorship Program, Member
New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
New York County Lawyers Association
Member of the Board for not-for-profit Future Giants Organization