Summary: The law firm of Lowenstein Sandler has added former Newark, New Jersey mayoral candidate Shavar D. Jeffries to its litigation department.
Lowenstein Sandler has announced in a press release that Shavar D. Jeffries has joined the firm as a partner. He is a former mayoral candidate in Newark, New Jersey and is a law professor at Seton Hall.
Jeffries will represent clients in criminal and civil litigation cases.
Jeffries worked as an Assistant Attorney General and Counsel to New Jersey Attorney General Anne Milgram from 2008 to 2010.
Gary M. Wingens, the chair and managing partner of the firm, said the following in the release:
“We are thrilled that Shavar Jeffries has chosen to join our firm. Shavar has earned an impeccable reputation for persistence in the face of the toughest obstacles, and for his ability to identify solutions to contentious problems — exactly what our clients require from their counselors. We know him to be an inspiring individual and remarkable attorney. He joins an exceptional litigation department and we look forward to his many valuable contributions as a partner with the firm.”
Jeffries added the following:
“Lowenstein has some of the best lawyers anywhere and tremendous strength in its litigation practice and other core areas. “The firm is also well known for its long-standing and prodigious commitment to the public interest, including its long-time advocacy on behalf of children and educational issues. I am excited to work with a team of such smart, experienced, and committed people who put their clients and community first in all they do.”
Jeffries earned his BA from Duke University and his law degree from Columbia University.
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