Nelson De La Cruz


Nelson De La Cruz, Esq. is an Associate Attorney in the firm’s Civil Litigation Department.

Mr. De La Cruz earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Syracuse University in 1992 and his Juris Doctor from the Pace University School of Law in 1998. He is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New York and the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

With the support of a dedicated team of client liaisons, account managers, legal assistant, paralegals and other administrative personnel, Nelson leads the firm’s efforts to deliver collaborative, cost-effective, client-tailored, holistic solutions to its clients in criminal, family law, matrimonial, landlord-tenant and other related civil matters.

Prior to joining Cabanillas & Associates, P.C., Mr. De La Cruz worked as a solo practitioner representing individuals and entities in contract, commercial, criminal law, family law, landlord-tenant, matrimonial, real estate and securities and subrogation litigation matters. Nelson has extensive experience managing the identification, preservation, collection, review, analysis, production of electronic discovery materials in transactional and litigation matters involving different industries and substantive areas of the law.

In addition to his extensive legal experience, Mr. De La Cruz has also worked for several prominent organizations, managing anti-money laundering, employee benefits outsourcing, and global financial crimes compliance initiatives.