Ed Menkin

Case Outcomes

Ed Menkin Comments on Syracuse Basketball Abuse Scandal

Criminal defense attorney weighs in on Tomaselli, search warrant
– NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Even if it turns out the search warrant was obtained based on a false claim, criminal defense attorney Edward Menkin says evidence is still admissible in ..

Criminal defense attorney: Prosecutor’s statement a “heavy accusation”
– NewsChannel 9 WSYR
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) — Throughout his 35 years in criminal defense, attorney Ed Menkin has never seen anything like this case or anything like Wednesday’s ..

Federal Jury Acquits Syracuse Lawyer Salvatore Piemonte
– Syracuse Post-Standard, July 1, 2011

Jeffrey Peterson: Acquitted of Murder in the Second Degree, February 8, 2011

“Jury acquits Jeffrey Peterson in killing of Shaheen Bean; melee erupts in hallway”
– Post Standard, Published: Tuesday, February 08, 2011

“Juror says prosecution did not prove its case in Jeffrey Peterson murder trial”
– Post Standard, Published: Saturday, February 12, 2011

YNN Channel 10 Coverage of Peterson Verdict

Jeffrey Truman, Sr: Acquitted of Arson in Federal Court, February 1, 2011

“Judge acquits Jeffrey Truman Sr. of all charges”
– The Oneida Daily Dispatch, Published Wednesday, February 2, 2011

“Judgment of Acquittal”
(Hon. David N. Hurd, Rule 29 Decision)


“The Albert Scerbo Case: the DA’s Appeal — Ed Menkin interviewed by Jim Reith on WSYR Radio, February 9, 2009” (© ClearChannel Communications)


  • Criminal Law and Personal Injury
  • 35+ Years Experience
  • Listed, “Best Lawyers In America”
  • Rated ”A.V.” by Martindale- Hubbell
  • Over 100 Jury Trlals to Verdict
  • Former Assistant District Attomey
  • Fomer Special Prosecutor (Homicide)
  • Former Chair, 5th Judicial District Attorney
    Grievance Committee
  • Fellow, New York State Bar Association
  • Former Director, Onondaga County Bar Association