Pashman Stein Walder Hayden Practice Areas and Lawyers Recognized by 2021 Chambers USA Guide


Pashman Stein Walder Hayden is proud to announce that Chambers USA Guide for 2021 has once again ranked the firm in New Jersey in the fields of General Commercial Litigation and White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations. In addition, five attorneys are included in the 2021 Chambers USA Guide: Michael S. Stein, Justin P. Walder, Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Aidan P. O’Connor, and Raymond M. Brown

Chambers USA ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across the United States. Chambers legal rankings are based on in-depth market analysis and independent research, conducted by their experienced team of researchers. Below is what the Chambers USA 2021 guide had to say about Pashman Stein Walder Hayden.

“What the team is known for

Top-tier litigation practice, particularly noted for its strength in white-collar criminal defense proceedings as well as government and internal investigations. Also impresses in securities cases and other complex commercial disputes. Demonstrates extensive trial experience in both civil and criminal cases. Also offers a respected appellate litigation practice.


Interviewees report: "They are excellent - very smart and well prepared. They work hard to produce a good work product and are very congenial to work with."

A market source comments: "They are great trial lawyers who work very well as a team and are meticulous in their preparation."

A commentator says: "The Pashman Stein litigators make an impressive team. They are indefatigable and effective advocates."

Notable Practitioners

Aidan O’Connor frequently defends individuals accused of fraud and corruption. He handles trials and government investigations as well as conducting internal investigations.
"He is very capable and very knowledgeable."

Joseph Hayden is a celebrated criminal defense attorney who acts for clients across the full gamut of white-collar criminal proceedings.
"He is considered by most to be one of the real institutions of the criminal defense Bar in New Jersey and a go-to criminal defense attorney for white-collar work."

Justin Walder has earned an outstanding reputation for his practice in white-collar criminal defense.
"He is one of the deans of the Bar in New Jersey. He is extremely well respected and always well prepared."

Michael Stein offers vast experience in civil litigation, spanning breach of contract disputes and business torts.
"He is a strong strategic thinker." "He is very hard-working and results-oriented."

Raymond Brown has an impressive practice including the defense of politicians accused of corruption. He offers extensive experience in white-collar criminal defense, including high-stakes trials, internal investigations and compliance issues.”

About Chambers USA

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The Chambers USA guide is published by Chambers & Partners. A description of the selection methodology can be found here

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