Robert Stahl

Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers
53 Cardinal Drive, 3rd Floor
Westfield, NJ 07090
(908) 301-9001

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,

Areas of Practice
Complex Criminal Law Litigation

Litigation Percentage
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Representative Clients
White-Collar Criminal Defense in Federal Court
Individuals and Corporations
Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industry Employees

Honors and Awards
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

Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Association
New Jersey State Bar Association
Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Federal Bar Association
Union County Bar Association
American Association for Justice

Past Employment Positions
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