Fabiana Pierre-Louis Named a “Diverse Attorney of the Year” by the New Jersey Law Journal
October 4, 2019
Categories : Diversity
Types : Press Releases
CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that Fabiana Pierre-Louis has been named a “Diverse Attorney of the Year” by the New Jersey Law Journal. The publication selects a group of attorneys every two years to spotlight excellence among New Jersey’s diverse attorneys. Pierre-Louis was among just 15 attorneys to be selected.
Pierre-Louis is a partner in Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, white collar crime, and government investigations.
Prior to her return to Montgomery McCracken, Pierre-Louis served for 9 years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey as an Assistant U.S. Attorney and the Attorney-in-Charge of the Camden Branch Office, the first woman of color to hold that position in the history of the District. As Attorney-in-Charge, Pierre-Louis was responsible for supervising all aspects of criminal matters handled by the Camden Office including criminal trials, investigations and prosecutions of large-scale mail and wire fraud offenses, healthcare and government fraud matters, and narcotics, firearms, and violent crime offenses. She also investigated and prosecuted her own individual caseload focusing on public corruption matters, federal narcotics offenses, export control violations, defense contracting fraud, national security matters, and child exploitation offenses. Prior to serving as the Attorney-in-Charge of the Camden Office, Pierre-Louis also served as the Attorney-in-Charge of the Trenton Branch Office from November 2016 to December 2018 and was the first woman of color to hold that position as well. In addition to working in both Trenton and Camden, Pierre-Louis worked in the Newark Office in the General Crimes Unit and the Organized Crime and Gang Unit.
Before serving as an Assistant United States Attorney, Pierre-Louis was an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group.
Immediately following law school, Pierre-Louis served as a law clerk for the Honorable John E. Wallace, Jr. of the Supreme Court of New Jersey (Ret.).
Pierre-Louis is fluent in oral Haitian Creole.
Pierre-Louis earned a law degree from Rutgers Law School, magna cum laude. She received her B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University. In law school, Pierre-Louis was Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, a Governor’s Executive Fellow at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, and a Volunteer for the Rutgers Domestic Violence Project.
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