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Top Tier Collaboration Between Two Criminal Defense Titans

The challenges of modern criminal defense litigation are rising, and to combat them, new and innovative strategies must be explored in order to meet the prosecution head-on. To fill this need, two of the most experienced and skilled criminal defense attorneys in Philadelphia have come together to take on the hardest cases with their combined abilities, putting their clients back in control. Their effectiveness has been proven on a national scale, with clients ranging from public figures, politicians and even former President Donald J. Trump at his second impeachment before the United States Senate.

A Fusion Of Strategy And Experience That Gets Results

Michael T. van der Veen and William “Bill” J. Brennan are both heads of their own successful general practice and criminal defense law offices in the City of Brotherly Love, and yet they have gone above and beyond on multiple cases by collaborating together in the defense of high-profile criminal defense cases to produce the best fusion of their work. In their own practices, they take on all cases, but when they work together, they focus on the hardest, most difficult criminal charges to defend for some of the most prominent figures of our time.

They focus on federal and state criminal cases and are called in on some of the most difficult of national cases, such as those involving high-level drug charges, internet crimes, sex crimes and many others. With the assistance of Michael and Bill, clients can rest assured that they are getting unparalleled skill and knowledge on their side to protect their rights and defend their freedom.

 Michael T. van der Veen

As the founder of van der Veen, Hartshorn and Levin, Michael van der Veen is an unwavering advocate for his clients in both criminal defense and civil litigation cases. He has spent 34 years honing his trial skills and abilities, even earning a Master of Law degree in trial advocacy from the National Criminal Defense College to bolster the tactics that he can bring to bear when defending his clients in court. Known for his staunch dedication to clients’ rights and defense of the accused, he brings a tenacity and determination that is matched only by his devotion to fair treatment under the law. Additionally, he has been selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers every year since 2005.

William J. Brennan

There are few people as dedicated to their practice as Bill Brennan. As a nationally recognized criminal defense attorney with more than 36 years of experience defending clients from the criminal justice system, he has become a preeminent figure in the legal community for his abilities. As the owner of Brennan Law Offices in Philadelphia, he is exclusively focused on criminal defense and is a certified capital murder defense attorney. He works tirelessly to protect his clients’ liberties and ensure that they are treated fairly by the law while he dismantles the cases against them.

Connect With The Lawyers

Never shying away from a new challenge, these attorneys are ready to hear from potential clients who are seeking to retain their services. If you would like to discuss a potential case with them, you may dial 215-883-8269 to speak with a representative. Alternatively, you may send a message online with a description of your needs if you would prefer. The best time to speak with them is now, as the sooner you reach out to them, the sooner they can help you.

Attorneys Michael van der Veen and William J. Brennan giving a fist bump
Attorneys William J. Brennan and Michael van der Veen at dinner