Laurence Shtasel maintains a national trial and appellate practice concentrating on a wide range of litigation including commercial disputes, white collar criminal defense, and intellectual property. From 2002 through 2008, he served as practice group leader for Blank Rome’s intellectual property litigation group.
Prior to entering private practice, Laurence served as an Associate Counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel with Lawrence Walsh investigating the Iran/Contra affair. He is also a former Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York and a former law clerk for the Honorable Herbert J. Stern, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. Laurence was named to Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defense in 2015 and 2017.