Hope Lefeber is an aggressive criminal defense lawyer who brings more than three decades of experience in federal criminal defense matters to work in vigorously defending her clients against the government. As a former enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms. Lefeber knows how the government investigates and prepares its cases and uses that knowledge to prepare the best defense for her clients. Honored as one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers," “10 Best Criminal Attorneys for Client Satisfaction 2019” by The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, and Superlawyers, Ms. Lefeber represents individuals and corporations accused of fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, healthcare fraud, securities violations, copyright infringement, environmental crimes, conspiracy, racketeering, internet crimes and drug offenses. She leaves no stone unturned in fighting for her clients' constitutional rights at every stage of the case. Ms. Lefeber has won numerous acquittals in federal court because of her unique approach and strategy. She has a reputation for achieving the best results and personally handles every case from start to finish.
Ms. Lefeber's clients include, lawyers, doctors, Fortune 500 company executives, businessmen and women, securities traders, educators, engineers, corporations and people from all walks of life who have been charged or investigated by the government. She is experienced in defending cases under investigation by numerous agencies, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation("FBI"), Internal Revenue Service ("IRS"), Drug Enforcement Administration ("DEA"), United States Securities & Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"), United States Postal Inspection Service ("USPS"), Office of Inspector General ("OIG"), Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms ("ATF"), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") and the Office of the Attorney General of Pennsylvania.
Ms. Lefeber prides herself on her intense preparation, her strong courtroom presence and her vast knowledge of federal criminal law. She works tirelessly for her clients and is always accessible to them. Over thirty years of practicing federal criminal law, Ms. Lefeber has developed trust and respect amongst prosecutors, Judges and the criminal bar. These relationships enable her to navigate through the difficult path of a federal criminal case to achieve the best results for her clients.