560 Main Street
Chatham, NJ 07928-2119
Tel: (973) 635-3366 x208
Fax: (973) 635-0855
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John D. (Jack)
Jack Arseneault has tried numerous
cases in New Jersey courts. He has also represented major corporations,
corporate board chairpersons, CEOs, brokers, doctors, lawyers, judges,
accountants, federal agents, and state and local police in various
matters, including RICO disputes, securities and antitrust violations,
mail fraud, environmental offenses, and espionage.
Jack's practice is primarily
devoted to litigation, although he also practices land use and
redevelopment law. While the majority of his litigation practice is in
the state and federal courts in New Jersey, he has also handled cases
in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York as well as the
Districts of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Texas
Following a federal clerkship,
Jack joined Robinson, Wayne, Levin, Riccio & LaSala, where he
became a partner. He left Robinson in 1989 to start his own
practice with his long-time partner, David Fassett, in a litigation
boutique located in Chatham, New Jersey.
Jack has been featured since 1993
in The Best Lawyers In America, published by Woodward and White, and is
listed in the National Directory of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He is a
founding trustee of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New
Jersey, a past trustee of the Criminal Law Section of the New Jersey
State Bar Association and one of the first out-of-state members
admitted to the prestigious New York Council of Defense Lawyers.
Jack has been a frequent lecturer
on legal issues in the business arena, particularly securities law,
bank fraud, health care fraud, political corruptions and racketeering.
He is frequently asked to lecture to bar groups on trial tactics and
techniques and is a repeat lecturer for the Federal Bureau of
Investigation on defense perspectives in political corruption cases.
Jack also co-authored New Jersey Evidentiary Foundations, a treatise
that comprehensively reviews the New Jersey Supreme Court's adoption of
the Federal Rules of Evidence and provides a practical approach for
trial lawyers in recognizing and applying appropriate evidentiary
Jack received his J.D. from Seton
Hall University School of Law in 1979, where he was a Member of the
Seton Hall Legislative Journal (1978-79 academic year), and his B.A.
from Assumption College in 1973. He served as a judicial law
clerk to the Honorable Harold A. Ackerman, United States District Court
for the District of New Jersey, from 1979 to 1980.
From 1992 to 1998, Jack served on
the Board of Trustees of Newark Renaissance House, Inc. Renaissance
House operates residential, outpatient and infant mental health
He is a former Board Member of The
Hope Chest Scholarship Foundation, and of Oak Knoll School.
- New Jersey
- U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court – Southern District of New
- U.S. District Court – Eastern District of New
- Third Circuit Court of Appeals
- Second Circuit Court of Appeals
- U.S. Tax Court
- United States Supreme Court
- Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New
- New Jersey State Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- National Association of Criminal Defense
- New York Council of Defense Lawyer
- Fellow of the American Bar Foundation