Criminal Defense

At David B. Smith, PLLC, we are committed to high-quality representation in criminal matters. We represent clients nationwide who have been charged with federal crimes.

The sophisticated representation offered by our Alexandria and New York-based criminal defense lawyers extend to all stages of criminal matters, from the initial investigation through trial and post-trial matters. The core areas of focus of our practice include:

  • White collar crimes: Our firm has earned a strong reputation for our defense of clients facing white collar criminal charges. Partner David B. Smith is one of only 7 Virginia attorneys chosen by Super Lawyers (2023) as outstanding in the white collar defense practice area, and one of 24 Virginia attorneys selected by Best Lawyers of America (2024) for white collar defense.
  • Drug crimes: Our attorneys represent clients who have been charged with federal drug offenses, including drug possession, manufacturing and trafficking.
  • Appeals and post-conviction matters: We represent clients in federal criminal appeals, habeas corpus petitions and other post-conviction litigation.
  • Restitution and fines: Attorney David B. Smith is a nationally recognized authority on criminal fines and restitution, as well as asset forfeiture.

Experienced Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys

Every case our firm accepts is handled by attorneys David B. Smith and Nicholas D. Smith, who have 40 years of combined experience in criminal law. Call us or request an appointment to learn how we can help you.