Robert Stahl

New York City, New York
Experience: 29 years
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About Robert Stahl

Robert G. Stahl is the managing partner of Stahl Criminal Defense Lawyers. He started the firm in 1997, after six years of exemplary service as a federal prosecutor. His firm focuses on defending individuals charged with white-collar offenses and other serious federal and state charges, both at trial and on appeal. Recent notable federal cases include representing a college student charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice in the aftermath of Boston Marathon bombing; a pharmacist charged with a multimillion-dollar online prescription drug fraud scheme in the SDNY; and a prominent rabbi charged with kidnapping as a result of an FBI sting in New Jersey. In addition to his Martindale AV-Preeminent rating, Mr. Stahl has been recognized as a top attorney in White-Collar Criminal Defense by a number of peer-reviewed organizations, including Super Lawyer in New Jersey for the past 10 years and is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney.

Language(s) Spoken by Robert Stahl

  • English : Spoken, Written

Practice Areas

  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • DUI & DWI
  • White Collar Crime


  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards AcceptedOur firm accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • New JerseySince 1989
  • 3rd CircuitSince 1997
  • U.S. District Court, District of New JerseySince 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New YorkEnded 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New YorkSince 1998
  • U.S. Supreme CourtSince 1998

Professional Experience

  • Managing Partner Law Offices of Robert G. Stahl, LLC 1997 - Current We represent individuals and corporations in federal and state criminal matters, with a focus on white collar crime and serious federal and state charges. I personally handle all major cases in court and in meetings with agents and prosecutors. In addition to taking cases at the investigative or trial stage, we represent individuals in their post-convictions motions and criminal appeals. We also handle corporate internal investigations. Certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Criminal Trial Attorney; Super Lawyer for White Collar Criminal Defense every year since 2006; The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers for Criminal Defense; AV Rating Martindale-Hubbell
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney United States Attorney's Office 1991 - 1997 Investigated and prosecuted significant cases related to fraud, extortion, money laundering and tax evasion. Lead attorney on numerous trials, including two that spanned more than five and nine months long. I was awarded the highest recognition from the Department of Justice for exceptional trial skills, The Attorney General's John Marshall Award.
  • Law Clerk United States District Court, District of New Jersey 1989 - 1991 Law Clerk for the Honorable John W. Bissell, U.S.D.J.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law J.D. (1989) | Law 1985 - 1989Honors: Magna Cum Laude


  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers Designation National Trial Lawyers 2013 2013 - Present
  • Top Attorney Designation Best Lawyers in America 2013
  • Super Lawyer in White Collar Criminal Defense Super Lawyers 2007 2007 - Present
  • AV-Rated, Highest Possible Peer Review in Legal Ability or Ethical Standards Martindale-Hubbell 2000 2000 - Present
  • John Marshall Award U.S. Department of Justice 1999 The highest recognition from the Department of Justice for exceptional trial skills.
  • Director's Award U.S. Department of Justice 1999 Award given in praise of pursuit of justice and commitment to excellence.
  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney New Jersey Supreme Court

Professional Association

  • American Bar Association #788635 Member Current
  • American Civil Liberties Union #788636 Member Current
  • Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NJ #788637 Member Current
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers #788638 Member Current
  • New Jersey Association for Justice #788639 Member Current
  • Union County Bar Association #788640 Member 1989 - Current


  • Certified Criminal Trial Attorney NJ Supreme Court


52 Duane St
New York
New York City, NY 10007 USA

Telephone: (212) 755-3300

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