Haddonfield, NJ — February 14, 2006: Archer, P.C. is pleased to announce that Camden County Prosecutor, Vincent P. Sarubbi, will join the Firm as a Partner. Mr. Sarubbi will Co-Chair the firm’s newly-created Government Relations Group and its expanding White-Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance practice. He will be based in the firm’s Haddonfield headquarters.
Archer Chairman, James H. Carll, stated: “We are delighted that Vince has chosen to join Archer in an important role. He is a well-respected litigator and leader, recognized by his peers and throughout the community. We look forward to his long and successful tenure with us.”
"In recognition of our clients’ need for counsel at the intersection of business and government, the Government Relations Group will strive to meet the public policy needs of our clients at all levels of government," said Gary J. Lesneski, firm President. "Vince’s knowledge of government and the political process and the expertise he gained from his tenure as prosecutor and as a freeholder and freeholder director will enhance the firm’s capabilities and provide real value to our clients." The Government Relations Group will be Co-Chaired by Carlton Johnson, former Chief Deputy Solicitor of the City of Philadelphia and Head of the Civil Rights Unit of the City Solicitor’s office.
Mr. Lesneski added: "Vince will also Co-Chair our expanding White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance practice, along with Jeff Kolansky, a partner in the firm’s Philadelphia office who was himself a former prosecutor, serving as an Assistant District Attorney for the City of Philadelphia, where, among other duties, he headed the Office’s Major Felony Trials Unit. Vince and Jeff provide a unique perspective both in the defense of white collar criminal matters and counseling businesses on compliance issues and investigations."
Mr. Sarubbi stated that he was pleased to be joining the firm. “I view this next step in my career as a great opportunity that has come at a very fitting and exciting time.” He added: “Especially attractive to me is the opportunity to draw on my previous governmental and political experience to advise clients and further enhance the credentials of Archer in the public sector.”
Mr. Sarubbi is a Camden City native and lifelong Camden County resident. He served as Camden County Prosecutor since 2002. In this role, he was also asked by the State to provide oversight of the public safety in the City of Camden. Prior to being sworn in as Prosecutor, Mr. Sarubbi was a partner for 14 years in the law firm of Sarubbi and Sarubbi in Audubon, N.J., where he gained extensive litigation experience in many areas of law. Mr. Sarubbi is a former member and Freeholder Director of the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, where he forged a reputation as a committed, compassionate and effective public servant. He has also served as a member of the Camden County College Board of Trustees, chairman of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Rutgers University College of Arts & Sciences, and founder and treasurer of Rutgers’ Graduate School Association.
Mr. Sarubbi received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers in 1982 and went on to attend Master’s level Rutgers courses in Public Administration. He is a 1987 graduate of the Delaware Law School of Widener University and has been admitted to practice law before the New Jersey Bar and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Mr. Sarubbi has held a variety of public legal posts in towns throughout Camden County, including appointments as a Municipal Prosecutor, Municipal Public Defender, Planning Board Solicitor and Special Counsel to the Camden County Board of Adjustment. He was formerly Law Secretary to the late D. Donald Palese, a State Superior Court Judge in Camden.
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