An Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense Attorney

An Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense Attorney

An Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense Attorney

THE LS LAW FIRM

Education

Juris Doctor

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
  • 1990

Bachelor of Arts

  • University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Major: Psychology, Cum Laude
  • 1986

Admissions

State Courts

  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Florida

United States District Courts

  • Southern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • District of Maryland

Courts of Appeals

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • District of Columbia, Court of Appeals

A shareholder of The LS Law Firm, Lilly Ann Sanchez is a former federal prosecutor and a trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience. Before forming the firm, Ms. Sanchez was Chair of Fowler White Burnett’s White Collar Criminal Defense Group. She handles the full range of white-collar offenses and has significant experience in securities fraud, money laundering, antitrust, public corruption, and health care fraud.

Assisting in Different Cases

Ms. Sanchez frequently represents individuals in high-profile or controversial matters and deftly handles the accompanying media inquiries and scrutiny. Most recently, she served as a:

  • Co-counsel to Alan Miller regarding tax evasion charges associated with Helio Castroneves
  • Counsel to Howard K. Stern in the investigation of the death of Anna Nicole Smith
  • Lawyer to a defendant implicated in an insider trading ring involving Morgan Stanley

Leveraging Previous Experiences

From her past work in the public sector, Ms. Sanchez brings to her practice an exceptional background of trial law and administrative experience. She also provides insight into trial strategy and negotiation tactics.

Before joining Fowler White Burnett, Ms. Sanchez worked as Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes Section of the United States Attorney’s Office in Miami. Prior to that post, she served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Florida and the District of Columbia.

Providing a Distinct Standpoint

As a former federal prosecutor and defense attorney, Ms. Sanchez brings a unique perspective to her practice. Her experience on both sides of the bench enables her to successfully interface with government agencies, officials, members of the judiciary, and colleagues to find the best resolution for all parties involved.

Working Hard for Clients

Ms. Sanchez has taken more than 100 cases to verdict and handled thousands of criminal cases and investigations throughout her distinguished career. She currently serves as vice chair of the Florida Judicial Nominating Commission of the Third District Court of Appeal. Ms. Sanchez is also a member of the Florida Bar federal courts practices committee. She was formerly a member of the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee and the Florida Bar Annual Convention Committee.

Accolades

  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell 2010 – present
  • Best Lawyers in America 2010 – present
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 – present
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite 2009 – present
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers 2009 – present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition 2009 – present
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2008 – present
  • Tim Evans Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance 2003
  • Department of Justice Special Achievement Award 1996

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association, 2005–Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006–Present
  • Federal Bar Association, 2005 – Present
  • National Hispanic Bar Association, 2001–Present
  • National Hispanic Prosecutors Association, 2001–2006
    Regional President, 2004–2005
  • Dade County Bar Association, 2005–Present
  • Cuban American Bar Association, 2002–Present
  • Children’s Home Society of South Florida, 2000-2010
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami INC, 2010–Present

Languages

  • Spanish
THE LS LAW FIRM

Connect With Us

To learn more, contact us today. We are always open to answering any questions or concerns you may have.

An Experienced and Knowledgeable Criminal Defense Attorney

THE LS LAW FIRM

A shareholder of The L S Law Firm, Lilly Ann Sanchez is a former federal prosecutor and a trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience. Before forming the firm, Ms. Sanchez was Chair of Fowler White Burnett’s White Collar Criminal Defense Group. She handles the full range of white-collar offenses and has significant experience in securities fraud, money laundering, antitrust, public corruption, and health care fraud.

Assisting in Different Cases

Ms. Sanchez frequently represents individuals in high-profile or controversial matters and deftly handles the accompanying media inquiries and scrutiny. Most recently, she served as a:

  • Co-counsel to Alan Miller regarding tax evasion charges associated with Helio
  • Castroneves
  • Counsel to Howard K. Stern in the investigation of the death of Anna Nicole Smith
  • Lawyer to a defendant implicated in an insider trading ring involving Morgan Stanley

Leveraging Previous Experiences

From her past work in the public sector, Ms. Sanchez brings to her practice an exceptional background of trial law and administrative experience. She also provides insight into trial strategy and negotiation tactics.

Before joining Fowler White Burnett, Ms. Sanchez worked as Deputy Chief of the Major Crimes Section of the United States Attorney’s Office in Miami. Prior to that post, she served as Assistant U.S. Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Florida and the District of Columbia.

Providing a Distinct Standpoint

As a former federal prosecutor and defense attorney, Ms. Sanchez brings a unique perspective to her practice. Her experience on both sides of the bench enables her to successfully interface with government agencies, officials, members of the judiciary, and colleagues to find the best resolution for all parties involved.

Working Hard for Clients

Ms. Sanchez has taken more than 100 cases to verdict and handled thousands of criminal cases and investigations throughout her distinguished career. She currently serves as vice chair of the Florida Judicial Nominating Commission of the Third District Court of Appeal. Ms. Sanchez is also a member of the Florida Bar federal courts practices committee. She was formerly a member of the Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee and the Florida Bar Annual Convention Committee.

Accolades

  • AV Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell 2010 – present
  • Best Lawyers in America 2010 – present
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2009 – present
  • Florida Trend, Legal Elite 2009 – present
  • South Florida Legal Guide, Top Lawyers 2009 – present
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition 2009 – present
  • Florida Super Lawyers 2008 – present
  • Tim Evans Memorial Award for Outstanding Performance 2003
  • Department of Justice Special Achievement Award 1996

Professional and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association, 2005–Present
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2006–Present
  • Federal Bar Association 2005 – Present
  • National Hispanic Bar Association, 2001–Present
  • National Hispanic Prosecutors Association, 2001–2006
    Regional President, 2004–2005
  • Dade County Bar Association, 2005–Present
  • Cuban American Bar Association, 2002–Present
  • Children’s Home Society of South Florida, 2000-2010
  • Legal Services of Greater Miami INC, 2010–Present

Languages

  • Spanish
THE LS LAW FIRM

Education

Juris Doctor

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.
  • 1990

Bachelor of Arts

  • University of Miami, Miami, Florida
  • Major: Psychology, Cum Laude
  • 1986

Admissions

State Courts

  • New York
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Florida

United States District Courts

  • Southern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Washington D.C.
  • District of Maryland

Courts of Appeals

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • District of Columbia, Court of Appeals

Connect With Us

To learn more, contact us today. We are always open to answering any questions or concerns you may have.