The white collar crime of embezzlement, also commonly referred to as employee theft, is a workplace theft crime that can be charged as either a felony or misdemeanor. The consequences of an embezzlement conviction are far reaching as they extend beyond the criminal punishments. An embezzlement conviction and the resulting criminal record can jeopardize future employment prospects, citizenship, and professional licensing. If you have been arrested or suspect you may be investigated for an embezzlement, contact our Los Angeles embezzlement attorneys immediately for a free confidential case review. Criminal defense lawyers, Paul Takakjian and Steve Sitkoff are former senior prosecutors with the LA County District Attorney's Office with a combined 70 years of criminal law experience in Los Angeles County. Whether we are preparing a case for trial or negotiating a plea agreement, our extensive expertise in the area of white collar crime defense ensures our clients of the best possible case outcomes.