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Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Fabiana Pierre-Louis Rejoins Montgomery McCracken in New Jersey

July 31, 2019


CHERRY HILL, NJ – Montgomery McCracken announced today that Fabiana Pierre-Louis, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney (AUSA) and supervisor for the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey is returning to the firm in its Cherry Hill office as a partner in the firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group after almost a decade. Pierre-Louis served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Newark office and was later promoted to serve as Attorney-In-Charge of the Trenton office and then the Camden office. She will be handling matters out of the firm’s Cherry Hill, Philadelphia, and New York offices.

“We are thrilled,” said Paul H. Zoubek, co-chair of Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group. “She was a star when she was with us from 2007 to 2010 and returns as an accomplished trial lawyer. She held critical leadership positions in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey. She is a leader in the New Jersey Bar and is widely respected on both sides of the aisle as well as by the members of the federal bench. She brings back a wealth of experience and knowledge that will benefit the firm and our clients. We are lucky to be able to welcome her home. ”

Pierre-Louis spent nearly a decade as an AUSA in the USAO-NJ. As a member of the Criminal Division and the Attorney-in-Charge of the Camden Office, she was responsible for supervising all aspects of criminal matters 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 Attorney-in-Charge of the USAO-NJ Camden Office, Pierre-Louis served as Attorney-in-Charge of the USAO-NJ Trenton Office from November 2016 to December 2018.

“We are pleased to welcome Fabiana back to our growing team,” said Lathrop B. Nelson, co-chair of Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group. “I am very excited to work with Fabiana again, and especially for the contributions she will make to our Cherry Hill office and South Jersey practice.”

Before serving as an Assistant United States Attorney, Fabiana was an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice group. As a member of the practice group, she represented and counseled clients in white collar crime and government investigation matters involving consumer fraud, antitrust, marketing of pharmaceutical products, securities fraud, internal corporate investigations. She also handled civil litigation matters involving breach of contract, professional liability, personal injury, and real estate disputes.

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 New Brunswick. In law school, Pierre-Louis was Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, Governor’s Executive Fellow of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, and a Volunteer for the Rutgers Domestic Violence Project. In 2017, she received the Young Lawyer Award from the New Jersey Garden State Bar Association. Pierre-Louis currently serves as a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.