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Paul H. Zoubek to Receive Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s Award of Excellence

March 11, 2016


NEW JERSEY — Montgomery McCracken partner Paul H. Zoubek will be honored by the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) at its 2016 New Jersey Awards of Excellence on March 31, 2016. The Thurgood Marshall College Fund named for the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American Justice was established in 1987 and supports nearly 300,000 students attending its 47 member-schools, which include public historically black colleges and universities, medical schools and law schools. The annual Awards of Excellence event recognizes individuals who have achieved excellence in their respective fields and exemplify Justice Thurgood Marshall’s passion for civil rights, justice and education.

Paul is Co-Chair of the firm’s White Collar and Government Investigations practice. He concentrates his practice on corporate internal investigations, corporate compliance, representation of organizations and individuals in government investigations and counseling clients regarding state regulatory matters and corporate security issues. He has also handled a wide range of civil litigation matters in state and federal court.

Prior to joining Montgomery McCracken, Paul was First Assistant Attorney General for New Jersey. As First Assistant Attorney General, he was responsible for the supervision of the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, which includes the Divisions of Alcohol Beverage Control, Civil Rights, Consumer Affairs, Criminal Justice, Elections, Gaming Enforcement, Highway Traffic Safety, Law, Racing and State Police. During his tenure with the Attorney General’s Office, Paul headed the New Jersey State Police Review Team which called for significant reforms in policy, practices and training; supervised the implementation of racial profiling reforms; served as Director of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, and as Acting Attorney General.

Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Paul served for 10 years in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division and as an Assistant U. S. Attorney.

Paul is Immediate Past President of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey, a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and serves as a Member of the United States District Court for New Jersey’s Criminal Justice Act Advisory Committee.

Paul graduated with a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1982 and received his B.A. degree from Princeton University in 1978.

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