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Marjan MoussavianMarjan Moussavian, an associate in the firm’s Criminal Defense & Regulatory Compliance Practice Group, was recently elected to the Board of Trustees of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey (ACDL-NJ). She will be sworn in for a three-year term at the ACDL-NJ Installation of Officers and Trustees Reception on May 9, 2024, at the Pleasantdale Chateau.

Ms. Moussavian concentrates her practice in employment litigation, criminal defense, regulatory compliance, internal investigations, and attorney ethics matters and disciplinary proceedings. Her experience encompasses the representation of public entities, private businesses, and individuals in both state and federal courts. She is a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Women’s White Collar Defense Association’s New Jersey Chapter and was recently appointed by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel of Attorneys as a training panel mentee. She is admitted to practice in New Jersey state and federal court, and in New York.

The ACDL-NJ serves as a primary voice for the criminal defense bar in New Jersey. The group’s mission supports criminal defense lawyers in their efforts to protect and comply with the individual rights of the clients they represent, and to encourage cooperation among members of the criminal defense bar engaged in the furtherance of that objective. More than 500 ACDL-NJ members across New Jersey advocate on behalf of criminal defendants, especially those in difficult situations. Since its formation, the ACDL-NJ has served as amicus curiae on behalf of the interests of the criminal defense bar and its clients, has advocated on behalf of its members in state and federal courts, and has monitored legislation impacting criminal defendants. Learn more on the ACDL-NJ website.