Diligent & effective counsel for your case

An accessible legal advocate

No matter what you're going through, you likely have questions and concerns you want to be addressed. Mr. Washington will make it a point to answer all of your inquiries in a timely manner and keep you informed throughout the process. We'll take the time to help you understand your situation and clearly explain your available options as we move forward with a strategy crafted to fit your needs.

Extensive courtroom & trial experience

Mr. Washington began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Manhattan. After leaving the DA's Office, he spent a year in the Dept. of Education's Administrative Trials Unit, where he focused on employee discipline cases. In over a decade of legal practice, he has litigated hundreds of cases and has a special insight into a variety of court processes that could make a difference in your situation today.

Why choose The Law Offices of Richard J. Washington, P.C.?


Regardless of what brings you to seek our services, we'll treat you with respect and give your case individual attention.


Our firm will provide legal knowledge and experience while you steer the direction of your strategy to meet your unique needs.


Mr. Washington can help you confidently prepare for the legal process and will always work hard to position your case for a positive outcome.

Reliable representation always striving for the best possible outcome

Labor & Employment is a complex, heavily regulated area of law. From employers and managers to employees, there are many rights and responsibilities to be aware of in any given situation when a conflict or dispute arises. The Law Offices of Richard J. Washington is knowledgeable and experienced in a wide range of labor and employment issues - from internal investigations and employee discipline cases to wrongful termination, employee discrimination, and severance negotiations.

One area of my practice is public sector law. My practice looks to see whether or not the public sector employer or employee in question engaged in a specific type of misconduct. For private employees, we can efficiently negotiate severance packages.

If you're involved in a situation concerning your rights as an employer, manager, or employee, our office would be happy to help you understand what you're up against and provide sound legal counsel to help you move forward. As a labor & employment attorney, Mr. Washington has the requisite knowledge to assist you in either keeping your job or outlining an easy transition out of the workplace.

Facing criminal charges can be a scary and stressful experience because having a criminal record can seriously impact life as you know it. When your rights, your freedom, and your future are on the line, you need a caring and dedicated legal advocate in your corner. As an experienced criminal defense attorney, Mr. Washington understands that just because you've been charged doesn't mean you're guilty - and he will work hard to defend you against any misdemeanor or felony charges in the greater New York City area.

From drug and weapons crimes to assault, domestic violence, and DUI/DWI defense, our firm (located in Downtown Manhattan near the World Trade Center) will get to know the circumstances surrounding your case and arrest, and effectively represent your side of the story.

We can help you fight for fair treatment by the justice system and seek the best possible outcome for your case. Don't risk your future by taking on your case alone. With over a decade of extensive trial experience, our office is not afraid to take on even the toughest cases. Call to learn more about our high-quality legal services and how they can benefit your case today.