Montgomery McCracken Partner Hon. Joel B. Rosen, USMJ (Ret.) Receives Camden County Bar Association Hon. Peter J. Devine, Jr. Award

February 28, 2019

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CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken is pleased to announce that partner Joel B. Rosen has been awarded Hon. Peter J. Devine, Jr. Award by the Camden County Bar Association. The award was established in 1981 to remember and pay tribute to the popular Judge Devine, bar president in 1967-68. The Devine Award is the Association’s most prestigious award, presented in recognition of distinguished service to the Association and its members.

Rosen is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department and concentrates his practice in alternative dispute resolution. Serving as a United States Magistrate Judge from 1987 to 2006, he has mediated thousands of cases, and presided over numerous civil jury and bench trials and criminal misdemeanor trials. He has negotiated multimillion dollar settlements and resolved all manner of complex cases and class actions in the areas of employment law, commercial law, environmental law, intellectual property, antitrust, admiralty, civil rights, construction law and torts. He has also served as a Special Master in both state and federal courts, in matters involving mass torts, environmental issues, insurance coverage disputes, as well as a variety of class actions.

Rosen has a broad knowledge of criminal process and procedure in both the federal and state venues. He served as an assistant United States attorney and was the attorney-in-charge of the United States Attorney’s Office in Camden, New Jersey. During his tenure, he received several commendations from the Department of Justice for his efforts in connection with prosecutions involving organized crime and political corruption. He is also a former deputy attorney general in the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice where he was chief of the Special Prosecutions Section. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable Mitchell H. Cohen, Chief Judge, United States District Court, District of New Jersey.

Rosen is a former adjunct faculty member of Rutgers School of Law Camden, where he was a mentor to numerous law students. Rosen was longtime member of the Disciplinary Oversight Committee of the New Jersey Supreme Court where he was appointed Vice-Chair by the New Jersey Supreme Court in December 2016.  Subsequently, Rosen became Chair of that committee.

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