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Alan L. Zegas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Summit, NJ

Zegas Law Offices
60 Morris Turnpike, 3rd Floor West
Summit, NJ 07901
Phone: 973-379-1999
Fax: 973-379-1998
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense: White Collar, Appellate, Criminal Defense, Business Litigation

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Attorney Profile

Providing knowledgeable counsel to clients throughout New York and New Jersey, Alan L. Zegas is the founder of Zegas Law located in Summit, New Jersey. He focuses his practice on criminal defense and also business litigation matters, including federal criminal charges, drug offenses, DWI (driving while intoxicated), sex offenses, white collar crimes, commercial litigation, legal ethics and so on.

Professional and diligent, Mr. Zegas has a reputation for his zealous advocacy and the compassionate and dedicated counsel he provides. He fights aggressively for the rights of his clients who are accused of wrongdoing. Mr. Zegas provides personalized and customized strategies for each client’s case, striving to achieve their needs and goals. 

Mr. Zegas has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School. He earned his Juris Doctor from Rutgers University. He is licensed to practice in the states of New Jersey and New York. 

Actively committed to legal associations in his community, Mr. Zegas has had memberships in the New Jersey State Bar Association, the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, The Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey and the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association. 

Honored for the exceptional legal services he provides, Mr. Zegas is named to the Best Lawyer in America and Best Lawyer in New Jersey lists by The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Zegas has an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is on the list of Who’s Who in America. 

For his outstanding work as an attorney, Mr. Zegas was included in the list of 50 most interesting people in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Mr. Zegas has immense experience serving in the Court’s Evidence Committee, the Criminal Practice Committee and the Criminal Charge Committee of the New Jersey Supreme Court. 

Mr. Zegas has written extensively and has served as editor-in-chief at the Rutgers Law Review, and he has also lectured at the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, for which he was the recipient of the Distinguished Service to the Bar Award. He also served as an adjunct faculty member at the Rutgers Law School. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 30%Appellate
  • 30%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Business Litigation
Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Appeals, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Debt, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Overdrawn Bank Account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence

Selections

18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2022

Articles about Alan L. Zegas appearing in Super Lawyers

About Alan L. Zegas

First Admitted: 1981, New Jersey

Professional Webpage: https://www.zegaslaw.com/alan-zegas/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1986 - 1988
  • Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Practice, 1993
  • Second Vice-Chair, Criminal Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1993-1994
  • Secretary, University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club, 1986-1987
  • Member, Trustee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1989-1994
  • Master, C. Willard Heckel Inns of Court, 1993
  • Former Chair, Criminal Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1982
  • Vice Chair, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1995-1998
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • President, The Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, 1998-1999
  • Alumni Council, Rutgers Law School, 1983
  • Trustee, Criminal Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1987
  • Reader, New Jersey Board of Bar Examiners, 1985
  • Member, Executive Committee Federal Practice, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1990
  • Moderator, National Criminal Law and Procedure Forum, Lexis Counsel Connect, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1981
  • New York, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1984
  • Member, The Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey
  • Member, Availability of Legal Services Committee, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1982-1985
  • Vice-Chairman, Young Lawyers Division, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1985-1986
  • Member, New Jersey Supreme Court Committee on Criminal Practice, 1993
  • Chair, Criminal Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1995-1996
  • Chairman, Lawyers Referral Service Committee, Essex County Bar Association, 1986-1987
  • Member, Secretary/Treasurer, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1994-1995
  • Trustee, New Jersey Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1984
  • New Jersey, 1981
  • Member, Executive Committee, Essex County Representative, Young Lawyer's Section, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1983-1985

Honors/Awards

  • Listed in: The Best Lawyers in America
  • Award for Distinguished Service to the Bar, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 2009
  • Listed in: National Directory of Criminal Lawyers
  • Listed in: The Best Lawyers in New Jersey
  • Who's Who in America
  • The Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Prominent Attorneys
  • , Selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list
  • Listed in: New Jersey Monthly
  • Best Lawyers in New Jersey, New Jersey Monthly

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Editor-In-Chief, Rutgers Law Review, Rutgers Law Review--Newark, 1980
  • Editor, NJ Criminal Procedure, 2011 (Lexis/Nexis Publications)
  • Co-Editor, Gann's New Jersey Evidence, Gann Law Publishers, 2011
  • Author, "Summary of Criminal Law Decisions of the New Jersey Supreme Court," New Jersey Law Journal, 1992
  • "Personal Letters: A Dilemma for Copyright and Privacy Law"
  • A Dilemma for Copyright and Privacy Law," 33 Rutgers Law Review 134, 1980
  • Lecturer, Civil, Criminal, Appellate and Federal Law, Institute for Continuing Legal Education, 1987
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, Rutgers Law School, 1984-1988

Educational Background

  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, B.S., cum laude, 1974
  • Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, MBA, 1978
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Office Location for Alan L. Zegas

60 Morris Turnpike
3rd Floor West
Summit, NJ 07901

Phone: 973-379-1999

Fax: 973-379-1998

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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