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Adam J. Salzer

Associate

Overview

Adam Salzer is an associate in the Commercial Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations, and Cybersecurity, Data Privacy and Incident Response Groups.

With experience as an assistant prosecutor, Adam has a unique perspective on digital security threats and criminal investigations while working with law enforcement agencies. 

Prior to joining the firm, Adam served as an assistant prosecutor in the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office (HCPO) and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office (ECPO). He was the Assistant Chief of the HCPO's Gangs and Narcotics Unit, where he served as lead prosecutor on complex investigations, including the use of Communication Data Warrants, search warrants, and wiretap authorizations, as well as providing a direct point of coordination among the HCPO and state and federal law enforcement agencies in complex narcotics, firearms trafficking, gang, and homicide investigations.

In the Special Remand Court and Megan's Law Unit of the ECPO, Adam prosecuted disorderly persons' offenses and classified convicted sexual offenders. He also prosecuted over 500 indictable cases in the county's Adult Trial Section. Adam has tried several jury and bench trials to verdict in Hudson and Essex Counties, resulting in convictions for various criminal offenses.

Adam received his J.D. in 2010 from New York Law School and his B.A. in Political Science from Indiana University in 2007.

Activities

Professional and Community Affiliations 

  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • Monmouth Bar Association

Honors

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations – Newark – Prosecutor of the Year (2021)
  • New Jersey Narcotics Enforcement Officers Association – Law Enforcement Award Recipient (2020, 2022)
  • Secaucus Police Department – Hudson County Regional SWAT Team – Unit Citation (2021)
  • Investigative Service Award – Kearny Police Department (2018)

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Education

New York Law School (J.D., 2010)

Indiana University (B.A., 2007)

Admissions

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