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Jack Arseneault 

Jack Arseneault has been trying cases for over four decades with his first trial victory in 1980. Jack has tried some of the most important and high-profile cases in the District of New Jersey and other federal venues. He has tried and resolved over 1,000 cases during his long tenured career, including those alleging securities fraud, bank fraud, health care fraud, mail and wire fraud, cybercrime, political corruption, environmental offenses, espionage, RICO, use of force, and homicide. He has represented corporations; executives; financial professionals; elected officials; doctors; lawyers, etc...

His Story

Before law school, Jack served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps.  Jack then attended Seton Hall Law School and graduated with his J.D. After finishing law school Jack served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Harold A. Ackerman, United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. After one year, Jack joined the law firm Robinson, Wayne, and Greenberg, where he became partner. In 1989, Jack decided to leave the firm to start his own boutique litigation firm with Mr. David Fassett, and from then...the rest was history. 


Since 1985, Jack has been AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell - the highest possible peer-review rating in legal ability and ethical standards. AV is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process. Jack has also been named a Top rated White Collar Crimes Attorney by Super Lawyers. Jack has been featured in The Best Lawyers in America since 1993 and is listed in the National Directory of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a founding trustee of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, a past trustee of the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and one of the first out-of-state members admitted to the New York Council of Defense Lawyers. 

Jack is a frequent lecturer on legal issues in the business arena, particularly securities law, bank fraud, health care fraud, political corruption, and racketeering. He is often asked to lecture bar groups on trial tactics and techniques and is a repeat lecturer for the Federal Bureau of Investigation on defense perspectives in political corruption cases. He is affiliated with the International Center for Legal Studies and has been a visiting Professor at several law schools in Eastern Europe. Jack co-authored New Jersey Evidentiary Foundations, a treatise that comprehensively reviews the New Jersey Supreme Court's adoption of the Federal Rules of Evidence and provides a practical approach for trial lawyers in recognizing and applying appropriate evidentiary doctrines.

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  • Undergraduate from Assumption College 

  • JD from Seton Hall Law School

Bar and Court Admissions: 

  • New Jersey 

  • U.S. Supreme Court 

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey 

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

  • U.S. Tax Court


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