The Federal Defenders Are Here To Defend You

Experienced Counsel for Federal Criminal Defense & Immigration Cases Throughout Nevada & Southern California

With Vast Experience On Both Sides Of The Courtroom, We Know What Strategies The Opposition May Try To Use Against You.

We Know What They Look For When They Are Building Their Case, And We Challenge Their Evidence With A Strong Defense Of Our Own.

You Don’t Have To Be Intimidated.

With The Federal Defenders On Your Side, You Can Have Confidence Knowing That You Have Tenacious Advocacy Defending Your Well-Being From Every Attack Thrown Your Way.


Welcome To The Website Of The Federal Defenders,

By Paul Padda Law, PLLC

The Federal Defenders is a dedicated team of former federal prosecutors, federal trial lawyers, and law enforcement agents providing clients with first rate advocacy in federal courts across the nation. We are Las Vegas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers who know how to win cases in federal court. 

Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, and only minutes from McCarran International Airport, The Federal Defenders are ready to appear in any federal court or administrative tribunal anywhere in the United States of America prepared to fight for our clients.

If you’re facing criminal charges brought by the United States government, The Federal Defenders can protect your constitutional rights. If you’ve had your federal rights trampled, The Federal Defenders can zealously prosecute a civil claim on your behalf for maximum justice. If you are dealing with deportation or immigration issues, you want the federal defenders on your side!

Las Vegas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

A Law Firm That Stands Apart From The Rest

With a combined total of over 100 years of legal experience, The Federal Defenders, By Paul Padda Law is comprised of a premiere team of professionals with unparalleled experience.

Founded by former federal prosecutor Paul S. Padda, The Federal Defenders is a unique one of a kind team providing skilled advocacy to clients across Nevada, California, Arizona and the rest of the United States.

What makes The Federal Defenders unique is the integrated “team approach”. Our Las Vegas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers work together and fight hard to obtain the best possible result for your case. 

Assisting the lawyers at The Federal Defenders is a former FBI Agent, a former Special Agent in Charge of the IRS and a former Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Intelligence Section Detective.

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Las Vegas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

Unlike many law firms where a client might only receive representation from one attorney, at The Federal Defenders, By Paul Padda Law, clients get a complete team ready to “go to work” in the pursuit of justice.

The Federal Defenders is led by Attorney Paul Padda who oversees the representation of clients facing the most serious criminal charges in federal court.

Former Federal Prosecutors In Your Corner

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A former federal prosecutor with a distinguished career at the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”), Paul understands how the government puts together criminal cases.

Having been a federal prosecutor, Paul understands exactly how federal prosecutors think and strategize before bringing criminal charges. With his extensive knowledge and experience, Paul provides clients facing federal criminal charges confidence and comfort knowing they have one of the government’s former “best” lawyers on their side.

Attorney Paul S. Padda, is also prepared to represent you in immigration court if you are facing deportation. He also represents clients in a variety of other matters including veterans lawsuits against the Veterans Administration for medical malpractice, pursuing claims for federal whistleblowers, and enforcing important federal civil rights through section 1983, Bivens and Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”) litigation.

We Know How To Win On BOTH Sides Of The Courtroom 

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During his time in the government, Paul was called upon by the DOJ to represent members of the United States Congress in federal court litigation.

With extensive knowledge regarding a broad number of civil practice areas, Paul is prepared to provide his clients the same outstanding representation formerly provided to elected officials, including a United States Senator.

If you’re in federal court, you know what’s at stake! But being in the “big leagues” of the court system does not mean you have to be intimidated.

Instead, it just means you need to even the field and get an all-star team on your side.

Las Vegas Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

At The Federal Defenders, our team of dedicated Las Vegas federal criminal defense lawyers and investigators are standing by to help. We understand better than most the stress and pressure litigants feel.

With a unique and collaborative team approach; we strive to alleviate your stress by bringing forward a criminal defense or civil prosecution that gives you the first-rate representation you deserve.

If It Happens In Federal Court, You Need The Federal Defenders, By Paul Padda Law On Your Side!

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Benefits of Hiring The Federal Defenders


Personal Attention

Receive the personal attention you deserve. We are very selective in the cases we choose to represent. When we commit to you, you can count on us to adamantly fight for your rights every step


Team of Dedicated Attorneys

We are a team of dedicated former federal prosecutors with over 100 years of combined legal experience. Above all else, we promise to jealously represent the interests of each and every one of our clients.


Results Driven

We are a results driven law firm that will do whatever it takes to obtain a positive outcome for our clients case. We have represented thousands of clients just like you and have obtained the best result possible for them.



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Client Testimonials

  • “After dragging out for more than 20 years, I had given up hope that the our complicated class-action suit against the city of New York would ever go to court. But when The Federal Defenders Law Group became involved, everything suddenly starting progressing very rapidly”

  • “I hope that I never have the reason to contact a personal injury attorney again. But if I do, I will call Paul Padda without hesitation”

  • “Thanks to Paul Padda and his team of extremely competent and compassionate legal professionals, the case was settled a little more than a year after Paul Padda became involved. And the settlement Paul Padda’s team secured for me was far beyond my expectations”

  • “You treated my mother like she was your most important client, and I know for a fact we wouldn’t have seen any sort of justice without you. I hope you never forget that the work you do changes peoples lives, like my mom’s, for the better. Thank you so very much”

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