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Attorney Gary Maitland

Seasoned Civil Litigator Committed to Justice

Attorney Gary Maitland began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, New York in 1978. By learning about state court strategies, he gained invaluable experience in helping his clients defend against charges and sentences assigned by those courts when he began his own criminal defense practice in 1981. As one of Kreisberg & Maitland’s founding partners, he has successfully handled hundreds of cases involving labor arbitration, police misconduct, and a broad range of contract and business disputes.

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Winning Legal Strategies

With his thorough and extensive experience building cases to protect the interests and futures of his clients, he has the understanding needed to help them plan for every angle of their defense. Mr. Maitland has experience working with experts in many disciplines including doctors, surgeons, forensic psychiatrists, forensic accountants, marketing experts, and business valuators. By knowing how to effectively plan for his clients, he can help them obtain better outcomes.

Excellence in Criminal Defense

Since his graduation from Boston University Law School in 1978, Mr. Maitland has emphasized a practice in criminal defense and helping those who have lost hope. He went on to further refine his legal skills by studying at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy and the National Criminal Defense College. He has earned an outstanding reputation among his professional colleagues, having been named on the Super Lawyers® list six years in a row. For an ally you can trust, few Manhattan criminal defense lawyers compare to Attorney Gary Maitland.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation
  • Criminal defense
  • Record Sealing
  • Civil rights

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1978
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Tax Court



  • US Supreme Court
  • US Tax Court
  • Super Lawyers