Preeminent Criminal Defense Attorneys
Pillars in the field of criminal law residing in Philadelphia, attorneys Michael T. van der Veen and William “Bill” J. Brennan are both successful advocates who have established their respective law offices as leading criminal defense firms. By joining together and collaborating on high-level criminal defense cases, they have raised the caliber of their practices even further, defending clients in cases of national importance and helping guide the course of history.
Taking On Historic Cases Across The United States
From serious state criminal law charges, federal criminal trials, all the way to congressional impeachment proceedings, they take criminal cases that shape the course of history and have a lasting impact. They provide defense for clients in serious cases where the stakes cannot be higher, and their clients need to rely on their experience, knowledge and grit to see them through their case.
A Collaboration Between Two Leaders Of Criminal Defense Law
Both Mr. van der Veen and Mr. Brennan are highly experienced criminal defense attorneys who have built their own law practices and dedicated their careers to providing unparalleled zealous advocacy to their thousands of clients. In their individual practices, they handle all criminal law matters, serving their clients in state and federal criminal trials in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas.
Together, they have collaborated as counsel on large, highly volatile criminal defense cases, combining their skills and experience to present a unified legal defense. Their mission is to work together on large cases involving the most serious of criminal offenses, where they can leverage their individual decades of experience in general criminal defense practice to provide stalwart defenses for their clients against the criminal justice system.
Historic And Precedent-Setting Case Results Through Their Cooperative Efforts
Over the course of their careers, both Mr. van der Veen and Mr. Brennan have established themselves as seasoned defense litigators who excel in taking on hard cases. The clients that they have jointly represented have included public figures, politicians, clergy members, judges and police officers.
The foremost accomplishment of their cooperative representation has been the successful acquittal of the former president of the United States, Donald J. Trump, at his second impeachment before the United States Senate. Their ongoing work on behalf of the former president also includes representing The Trump Organization at its criminal trial in New York. This highlights how their services as a defense team are sought after for cases of national importance.
Uncompromising Defense For The Toughest Cases
For all their clients, attorneys van der Veen and Brennan are committed to the principle that everyone deserves a zealous advocate to defend their rights and ensure fair treatment under the law. For those interested in retaining their services to collaborate on a criminal defense case, prospective clients can reach them by dialing 215-883-8269 to schedule a meeting.
Attorney Michael T. van der Veen
With 34 years of legal experience, Michael van der Veen has successfully established his own general practice litigation law office, van der Veen, Hartshorn & Levin, in the heart of Philadelphia. He is well known for his abilities as a skilled litigator and negotiator, and he is someone who demonstrates an unwavering dedication to his clients and protects the rights of the criminally accused. He has been annually selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2005, further demonstrating his abilities as a leader in his field.
Attorney William "Bill" J. Brennan
Attorney Bill Brennan has been representing clients accused of serious criminal acts for his entire 35-year career. From his office in Center City, Philadelphia, he is committed to providing his clients with steadfast defense while defending their rights from prosecutorial overreach. As a certified capital murder defense attorney, he has honed his skills through innumerable trials to become a leading trial attorney in the region. He has been selected annually for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2006 in recognition of his abilities as an advocate for his clients.
When The Stakes Cannot Be Higher, You Need To Rely On Us To Defend You