Mr. Benjamin Choi serves as the Firm’s managing partner. He has a diverse legal practice which includes complex civil litigation, criminal law, and business transactions. His experience in such matters includes the representation of such clients as Police Officers and State Troopers in employment, disciplinary, and criminal matters; Municipal Governments and a County Government in tax and litigation matters; as well as various small to mid-sized corporations in all aspects of business concerns and commercial litigation. Mr. Choi has served for over thirteen years as a Municipal Prosecutor in New Jersey and currently serves a Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Hoboken, NJ and for the Borough of Avon by the Sea, NJ. He also serves as the Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board Attorney for the City Hoboken.
Mr. Choi was admitted to practice in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey in 1999. His education consists of:
- Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science from Rutgers University,
- Master of Science (MS) in Public Policy from the Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers Graduate School-New Brunswick, and
- Juris Doctor (JD) from Rutgers Law School-Newark.
He has also studied criminal law at Magdalen College, Oxford University. Mr. Choi was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree (LHD) from New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he presently serves as a Trustee.
Mr. Choi is a former U.S. Army Officer having served on Active Duty, the Reserves and in the National Guard. He also holds a 5th degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. He has also served as the Vice Head of Team and Legal Counsel to the 1999 United States National Tae Kwon Do Team. He is presently Special Counsel and member of the Juridical Committee to the World Tae Kwon Do Federation.
In 2003, Mr. Choi was appointed by NJ Governor James McGreevey to serve as a Commissioner in the Asian American Commission of New Jersey. In 2006, Mr. Choi Co-chaired NJ Governor Jon Corzine’s transition committee for the Department of Military and Veteran Affairs of New Jersey. In 2008, he was appointed as a board member of New Jersey’s Asian American Foundation. He is a 2003 Leadership New Jersey Alumni and a 2006 recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Mr. Choi presently serves as Legal Counsel to the New Jersey Asian American Law Enforcement Foundation.