Albany NY Criminal Defense Lawyer Attorney Andrew Safranko

Andrew R. Safranko

Andrew Safranko is an attorney with LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC focusing on personal injury litigation and criminal defense in both state and federal courts. Andrew has 20 years’ experience of representing thousands of clients on issues ranging from major felonies and complex white-collar crimes to misdemeanors and violations.

Andrew is accomplished in all aspects of criminal litigation and personal injury law, including trying many high-profile criminal cases, arguing appellate matters, and recovering millions of dollars for clients in personal injury matters, in both New York state and federal courts.

“For me, the law is about helping people and that’s why I chose this career path. I take pride in being a resource for my clients during their most difficult moments and ensuring their voices are heard.”

Practice experience:

  • 2012 to Present Member of LaMarche Safranko Law
  • 2006 to 2012 Member of O’Connell and Aronowitz, P.C, focusing on criminal defense, health care fraud and abuse, professional discipline, plaintiff’s personal injury and civil litigation.
  • 2001 to 2006 Associate at O’Connell and Aronowitz, P.C
  • 1998 to 2001 Associate at law firm of Stephen A. Safranko

Admitted to practice:

  • All New York state courts
  • United States District Courts, Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • United States District Court, District of Vermont
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Educational highlights:

  • Graduate of Albany Academy, Emory University and Albany Law School
  • Albany Law School Moot Court Competitions and Finance Chair
  • Emory University Alumni Association

Selected honors:


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany and Saratoga County Bar Associations
  • Capital District and New York State Trial Lawyers Associations
  • National and New York State Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Defenders Association

Community activities:

  • Road Sharing Alliance
  • New York Bicycling Coalition
  • Board of Trustees, Congregation Beth Emeth
  • Board of Trustees, B’nai B’rith Parkview Apartments
  • Class Secretary, Albany Academy
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminars
  • Statewide Lecturer and Media Legal Expert


  • Criminal Law Primer-Albany Law School
  • Criminal Procedure Update-Federation Of Bar Associations Fourth Judicial District
  • Criminal Law Primer-Suny Albany
  • Criminal Law Primer-Albany Law School
  • Criminal Law Update-Albany County Bar Association
  • Criminal Aspects pertaining to the Internet-Queensbury High School
  • Criminal Defense for the Newly Admitted Attorney-Albany Law School
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  • LaMarche Safranko Law Best Lawyers award
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LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC

LaMarche Safranko Law PLLC