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Marcia Payton

Marcia began her legal career by working as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City, prosecuting criminal cases in the country's finest and most highly regarded District Attorney's Office - New York County. It was here that Marcia worked with police officers and detectives and learned how a criminal investigation is handled from arrest to trial.

Marcia successfully prosecuted thousands of criminal cases while working in the Office of Special Narcotics in New York City, presenting hundreds of cases to the Grand Jury and also prosecuting numerous felony cases at trial. Her experiences in this field are an invaluable asset to her criminal defense clients as she knows what kinds of details to look for in order to tear down the prosecution’s argument.

Dedication to Defense

When Marcia left the New York County District Attorney's Office, she took with her all of the necessary insight, skills, and tools required to not only prosecute a wide range of criminal cases, but to also defend them. Marcia has worked with the best prosecutors and police officers in the country. She knows what they are thinking and what they will do to try to get convictions in both misdemeanor and felony cases. She brings this unique insight to each and every criminal case that she now defends.

Experienced & Skilled

Marcia's extensive legal experience also includes years of working as both a criminal and civil defense attorney, working alongside some of Westchester County's premier defense attorneys. Prior to founding Riebling & Payton, PLLC, Marcia successfully handled hundreds of criminal cases as well as numerous civil cases in both State and Federal Courts. Now, Marcia's unique and invaluable combination of experience as both a prosecutor and defense attorney work together to create a solid defense for her clients.

If you are ready to get started with Marcia Payton, Westchester County criminal defense attorney, call (914) 712-6878 today!

  • Pace University School of Law, White Plains, New York
    • Graduated with honors
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    • Graduated with distinguished honors

Previous Legal Experience

  • Office of Special Narcotics, New York City, Assistant District Attorney
  • Union Carbide in Danbury, Connecticut, Legal Consultant
  • Consultant to various top-tier law firms, helping to settle everything from difficult criminal cases to complex civil litigation matters


  • Truly positive experience

    “Working with Riebling & Payton, PLLC was a truly positive experience from start to finish. They provided expert legal advice and guidance throughout my case, and I couldn't be happier with the outcome. Mr. Stephen Riebling demonstrated a deep understanding of the law and approached my case with professionalism and integrity. They kept me informed at every stage of the process, promptly responding to my calls and emails. Thanks to their dedication and hard work, we were able to reach a favorable resolution. I felt supported and well-represented throughout the entire process.I highly recommend Mr Riebling to anyone in need of legal assistance. Their expertise, communication skills, and personalized attention make them stand out in their field. Thank you for everything.”

Why Choose Riebling & Payton, PLLC?

  • Award-Winning & Peer Recognized
  • Experience, Insight, and Results over a Combined 5 Decades of Practice
  • Former NYC Narcotics Prosecutor
  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Westchester's Foremost Criminal Defense Trial Attorney

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