Eric Moran is an accomplished trial lawyer and litigator with 10 years of service as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, most recently as Co-Chief of its Criminal Division.
- Represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters, including business and banking disputes
- Defends clients in white-collar criminal matters, and performs internal investigations for entities facing potential action by state and federal governments
- Advises clients on anticipating, managing, and mitigating complex legal and regulatory issues related to white-collar enforcement
- Represents employers in disputes involving restrictive covenants, the misappropriation of confidential information and trade secrets, and unfair competition
In 2019, Eric was recommended by The Legal 500 United States* in the area of Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense.
During his tenure as Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eric supervised investigations and prosecutions of a wide range of white-collar cases involving health care and securities fraud, money laundering, obstruction of justice, and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act, and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, among others. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eric handled some of the Office’s most significant matters. He was appointed by the Department of Justice as a Special Attorney to investigate fraud and corruption allegations against the Philadelphia District Attorney, which led to a 2017 indictment and multi-week trial that ended in a guilty plea. Eric successfully tried numerous cases, including the month-long fraud and public corruption trial of the mayor of Trenton, New Jersey, which ended in a guilty verdict. As a supervisor, Eric oversaw the Economic Crimes, Asset Forfeiture, and General Crimes Units and, later, the Camden and Trenton branch offices. He also coordinated the Office’s Bank Secrecy Act, Suspicious Activity Report Task Force and served as a liaison to the Office of International Affairs. A principal advisor on legal and policy issues affecting the Criminal Division, Eric managed relationships with federal agencies, consulted on responses to Congressional inquiries, and participated in decision-making at the highest levels of the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Eric was a commercial litigator at a national law firm, where he handled complex business disputes, securities arbitrations, shareholder actions, and environmental cases. He also clerked for U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler and then-U.S. Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz in the U.S. District Court in New Jersey. Eric teaches “White Collar Crime” as an Adjunct Professor at Rutgers Law School.
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