Benjamin B. Choi, Esq.

Managing Partner

T: (201) 438-0200 ext. 202
bchoi@choilawgroup.com

Mr. Benjamin Choi serves as the Firm’s managing partner.  He has a diverse legal practice which includes complex civil litigation, federal criminal law, and business transactions.  His experience in such matters included the representation of such clients as Police Officers and NJ State Troopers in employment, disciplinary, and criminal matters; Municipal Governments and County Governments in tax and litigation matters; as well as various corporate entities in all aspects of business concerns and commercial litigation.

Mr. Choi is a former Municipal Prosecutor with fifteen years of experience and a former Municipal Alcohol Beverage Control Board Attorney. He also was an elected official and served as a Councilman for the Borough of Leonia. He presently serves as the School Board Attorney for the Palisades Park Board of Education and as Tax Appeal Counsel to several municipalities.

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 the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, where he presently serves as a Trustee.

Mr. Choi is a former U.S. Army Captain 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 served as Special Counsel and as a member of the Juridical Committee to the World Tae Kwon Do Federation.

In 2003, Mr. Choi was appointed by NJ Governor James McGreevey 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.

Among his most treasured goals is to teach his two sons to grow up to be good and honorable men.