Andrew Safranko

Andrew R. Safranko

Andrew Safranko is an attorney and partner at LaMarche Safranko Law, focusing on personal injury litigation and criminal defense in both state and federal courts. Andrew has nearly 20 years’ experience representing thousands of clients on issues ranging from major felonies and complex white-collar crimes to misdemeanors and violations.  Andrew has numerous accomplishments in all aspects of criminal litigation, including participating and trying many high-profile criminal cases and arguing appellate matters.

The firm also concentrates on bicyclist, pedestrian and runner safety cases. Through its PedBikeLaw initiative, LaMarche Safranko is the area’s leading law firm dedicated to road safety advocacy and legal representation.

“Every morning I am out walking or running with my dogs. This is my time to reflect and prepare for the day ahead. And almost every day, I see ‘close calls’ between distracted drivers and walkers, runners, and bikers. I’ve seen firsthand the damage that can be done, and I’m here because I want to help my clients who’ve been injured.”

Practice experience:

  • 2012 to present Member of LaMarche Safranko Law
  • 2006 to 2012 Member of O’Connell and Aronowitz, P.C, focusing on criminal defense, health care fraud and abuse, professional discipline, plaintiff’s personal injury and civil litigation.
  • 2001 to 2006 Associate at O’Connell and Aronowitz, P.C
  • 1998 to 2001 Associate at law firm of Stephen A. Safranko

Admitted to practice:

  • All New York state courts
  • United States District Courts, Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • United States District Court, District of Vermont
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Educational highlights:

  • Graduate of Albany Academy, Emory University and Albany Law School
  • Albany Law School Moot Court Competitions and Finance Chair
  • Emory University Alumni Association

Selected honors:


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Albany and Saratoga County Bar Associations
  • Capital District and New York State Trial Lawyers Associations
  • National and New York State Associations of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York State Defenders Association

Community activities:

  • Road Sharing Alliance
  • Board of Trustees, Congregation Beth Emeth
  • Board of Trustees, B’nai B’rith Parkview Apartments
  • Class Secretary, Albany Academy
  • Continuing Legal Education Seminars
Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence awardAndrew R. Safranko Super Lawyers badgeAvvo Rating 10.0 Top Attorney Criminal DefenseBest Lawyers 2019

Consult With An Attorney for Free

If you or a loved one have been involved in a pedestrian or bicycle accident with a motor vehicle, contact the personal injury attorneys at LaMarche Safranko Law for a free consultation, or call (518) 982-0770. We have law offices in Albany, Clifton Park, and Plattsburgh NY, and we are available to take your call 24 hours a day.

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