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Robert G. Stahl, Esq., Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers

Robert G. Stahl has over 30 years Of criminal law experience. Early in his career, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of New Jersey investigating and prosecuting some of the most complex federal cases in the country. Since then, he has successfully defended individuals and companies investigated for health care fraud, wire/mail fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, computer crimes, major narcotics conspiracies and murder. He is widely recognized by his peers as one of the top white collar defense attorneys in the metropolitan area. Amongst his many awards and achievements, he is most proud to have been inducted as a Fellow Of the American College of Trial Lawyers and Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney,

  • Complex Criminal Law Litigation
  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense in Federal Court –
  • – Individuals and Corporations
  • Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry Employees
  • Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, composed of the best of the trial bar from the U.S. and Canada. Fellowship is restricted to experienced trial lawyers who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
  • AV-Rated, Highest Possible Peer Review in Legal Ability or Ethical Standards, 2000 – Present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2012 – Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2013 – Present
  • Selected as Super Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense, 2007 – Present
  • New Jersey’s Top Rated Lawyers / Legal Leaders 2018 – Present
  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney – New Jersey Supreme Court
  • John Marshall Award, U.S. Department of Justice, 1999
  • Director’s Award, U.S. Department of Justice, 1996
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Union County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • The Law Offices of Robert G. Stahl, LLC, 1997- Present
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Strike Force Division, 1991 – 1997
  • Hon. John W. Bissell, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Law Clerk, 1989 – 1991
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Paralegal Specialist & Law Enforcement Committee Coordinator, 1986 – 1989
  • Somerset County Prosecutor, Detective-Sergeant, Narcotics Task Force & Homicide Division, 1980 – 1985


Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey

  • J.D. magna cum laude – 1989
  • Honors: Winner, 1988 Appellate Moot Court Competition and Best Brief
  • Honors: 1988 National Moot Court Team Member

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1997
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998