Ron Kuby and William Kunstler at the New York State courthousejustice: criminal defense and civil rights
"Our office continues to fight for the exoneration of innocents imprisoned for crimes they did not commit."
- Ronald L. Kuby


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The Firm

The Law Office of Ronald L. Kuby is one of the most well-known and well-regarded in the fields of criminal defense and civil rights. Ronald L. Kuby has been a lawyer in New York City for more than 25 years, successfully representing clients in some of the most high-profile criminal and civil rights actions in the United States.

We have represented private individuals, government employees including municipal workers, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, as well as artists and entertainers.

Criminal Defense

We pride ourselves on our deep and abiding commitment to our clients and the rule of law. Learn more about the firm's criminal defense, appellate practice,and wrongful conviction cases. See notable outcomes in criminal defense.

Civil Rights

We philosophically believe that the Constitution knows no boundaries when it comes to matters of race, religion, sexual orientation, status and wealth. It was our firm’s commitment to social justice that led to one of the highest jury awards in New York State history: An historic $43 million jury verdict against Bernard Hugo Goetz, the notorious subway gunman who gunned down four young Black men in 1984. We represented Darryl Cabey, who Goetz shot after uttering the now famous words, “You look all right. Here’s another.” The bullet severed Darryl’s spine, rendering him a paraplegic and resulting in brain damage.

Learn more about our firm's civil rights actions involving the First Amendment, police misconduct,and public nudity.


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The Law Office of Ronald L. Kuby

119 West 23rd St. Suite 900

New York, NY 10011

tel: 212.529.0223

fax: 212.529.0644