Other Legal Peer Recognitions Include SuperLawyer;
National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers; and
The Best Lawyers in America

WESTFIELD, NJ – New Jersey / New York criminal defense and appellate attorney Robert G. Stahl has won peer recognition from several well-known national legal rating entities during his 25-plus years’ expertise as a White-Collar Criminal Defense and Appellate practice litigator.

As a former award-winning Assistant U.S. Attorney in the District of New Jersey he prosecuted high-visibility criminal cases, including one involving international defendants that was the largest fuel excise tax case of its day. Today in the private practice he launched in 1997, Stahl defends clients in some of the biggest cases in the region and the country.

Among rating entities that have recognized Stahl’s continuing criminal defense attorney and complex civil litigation skills are Martindale-Hubbell, SuperLawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100; and The Best Lawyers in America.


For an impressive 15th straight year Stahl has received the highest Peer Review-recognition from Martindale-Hubbell. Stahl’s “AV Preeminent” 5.0 out of 5 rating in Legal Ability or Ethical Standards is just one legal recognition for the former assistant U.S. attorney who has offices in Westfield, New Jersey and New York City

Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings “… are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States…,” according to its website.

“Martindale-Hubbell facilitates secure online Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings surveys of lawyers across multiple jurisdictions and geographic locations, in similar areas of practice as the lawyer being rated. Reviewers are asked to assess their colleagues’ general ethical standards and legal ability in a specific area of practice.

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Stahl’s AV Preeminent designation represents, “The pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource,” according to the recognition notice Stahl received from Martindale-Hubbell.

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Among recent high-profile cases, Stahl represented Dias Kadyrbayev, the exchange student from Kazakhstan who had been charged with destroying evidence in the Boston Marathon bombing aftermath.

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Orthodox Jewish Rabbi Mendel Epstein, recently acquitted in two or three counts, is a Stahl client. Epstein was charged in a scheme to force Orthodox Jewish husbands whose marriages were dissolved in civil court to give their wives religious divorces, which are necessary to be able to remarry in an Orthodox Jewish religious ceremony.

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