With over 35 years of experience, Mark Fonte is one of New York City’s top criminal defense attorneys. Mr. Fonte has tried well over 100 criminal cases. These include murders, attempted murders, robberies, narcotics cases, sex offenses, and an array of violent and non-violent felonies. Mr. Fonte firmly established himself in the top echelon of criminal attorneys after obtaining acquittals in back-to-back murder trials. He is well known throughout New York City and is considered the “go-to” attorney when facing criminal charges.
Mr. Fonte is a graduate of St. John’s University and attended Touro College School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and received the prestigious “Excellence in Trial Advocacy” award for his graduating class.
After Law School, Mr. Fonte worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Richmond County District Attorney’s Office. There, he gained experience handling thousands of Misdemeanor and Felony cases. Mr. Fonte also gained valuable experience as a Student Law Clerk to the late Court of Appeals Justice Vito J. Titone.