Harlan J. Protass

Adjunct Professor of Law

Partner, Clayman & Rosenberg LLP


B.A. 1988, Cornell University
J.D. 1995, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Law


Harlan Protass has twenty years experience in the areas of criminal defense and governmental enforcement proceedings.

In his criminal practice, Harlan represents individuals and business organizations in federal and state court matters involving a broad spectrum of charges, such as securities fraud, insider trading, wire and mail fraud, money laundering, embezzlement and larceny, as well as RICO violations and tax offenses. His background in the financial services industry brings valuable insights to the defense of clients in investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by regulatory authorities ranging from the SEC and FINRA to the IRS and New York State Department of Taxation. Harlan's written work was recently described by Chief Judge Loretta A. Preska of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York as "among the best I've ever seen."

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