The Middlesex County Bar Association has honored Wilentz Shareholder John E. Hogan as the 2021 Criminal Trial Practice Attorney of the Year at the 16th Annual Practice Area Awards Recognition held virtually on March 18, 2021. The MCBA Board of Trustees honors bar members each year for their significant contributions to the legal profession.
As Assistant General Counsel at Wilentz, Mr. Hogan oversees all governance issues with respect to risk management, conflicts and other policy implementation. In his criminal law practice, he represents individuals, corporations and public entities in relation to criminal and administrative prosecutions and investigations seeking to ensure regulatory compliance as well as address and prevent fraud and abuse. He is also recognized as one of New Jersey’s leading drunk driving / DWI defense attorneys with emphasis on complex defenses and progressive penalties. In addition, Mr. Hogan handles regulatory and administrative matters on behalf of license holders in relation to numerous agencies and licensing boards.
Mr. Hogan is Chair and Immediate Past President of Trial Attorneys of New Jersey and has served as TANJ Officer and Trustee since 2006.