Eric John Marcy

Eric John Marcy (Woodbridge, New Jersey)

Eric John Marcy

Attorney in Woodbridge, NJ
Eric Marcy is a shareholder with the Woodbridge based firm of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. He has been employed with the firm since September of 1985 and has a wide variety of experience in criminal, civil, and administrative litigation.

Mr. Marcy's undergraduate dual majors were psychology and philosophy. Prior to joining Wilentz, Mr. Marcy served the State of New Jersey as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General in the Appellate and Trial sections (1982-1985).

He was appointed by the Middlesex County Freeholders to serve as a member of the Middlesex County Mental Health Board (1989-1993). He was appointed by the Morris County Freeholders as a member of the Morris County Mental Health Board (1994-1997) and was elected chairperson (1996-1997). In his capacity as a member of the Middlesex and Morris County Mental Health Boards, he reviewed requests and made recommendations for allocations of county and state funding for community mental health services. He was appointed by Governor James E. McGreevey to the Board of Trustees for the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in 2004, elected vice-chair for 2004-2005 and annually re-elected chair for the years 2005-2015. He was re-appointed to the Greystone Board of Trustees by Governor Richard J. Codey in 2006, Governor Jon Corzine in 2008, and Governor Chris Christie in 2014.

Mr. Marcy has been a member of the New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers since 1987. He served as a Trustee of the NJ-ACDL from 2001 to 2010. He also served on the legislative committee and was instrumental in creating the Association's website and was the website administrator for the NJ-ACDL ( )

He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Marcy has served as a member of the Local Working Group on Electronic Technology in the District of New Jersey.

Mr. Marcy served as an instructor for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education Criminal Practice “Skills and Methods” program for newly admitted attorneys from 2000 to 2009.

Mr. Marcy has been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers lists 2006-2009.

He is also an authorized attorney under the New Jersey State PBA Legal Protection Plan, representing law enforcement officers in administrative, civil
Area of Emphasis:
Class Action Litigation, all aspects of State and Federal Criminal Defense Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, Civil and Criminal Commercial Fraud Litigation, Medicaid Fraud, Securities Fraud, Criminal Tax Litigation, Corporate Investigations, Subpoena Compliance, Civil Litigation related to Criminal Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation arising from allegations of law enforcement misconduct, Administrative Litigation relating to disciplinary proceedings involving law enforcement officers and government employees, Administrative Litigation involving the professional licensing of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hearing aid dispensers, Public Employee Pension Forfeiture, Parole and Construction Litigation

Lawyer Publications

•$800, 000.00 for Faulty Construction, 187 N.J.L.J. 1109
•12.1M for Consumer Fraud
•Challenging Privilege Assertions - The Use and Abuse of Privilege in Class Action and Complex Litigation

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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Lawyers
  • Class Actions
  • Criminal Law/Civil Rights Department
  • Business Crimes and White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Healthcare
  • Mass Tort
  • Parole Planning
  • Parole Revocation Hearings
  • and Appeals from Denial of Parole
  • Regulatory Law
  • Tax

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Admission Details
Admitted in 1982, New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Law School Attended
Seton Hall University School of Law
Class of 1982
University Attended
Boston College
Class of 1977
magna cum laude
Birth Information
Born in 1955
Glen Ridge, New Jersey, 1955
Representative Cases
Reported Court Opinions: Asbury Park Press v. Lakewood Police Department; Clark v. Buchko; State v. Cestari; State v. Ferguson; State v. Micheliche; Franco v. Conn. Gen. Life. Ins. Co., 818 F. Supp. 2d 792 (D.N.J. 2011); Parole Cases Appellate Division: William Thomas, Jr. v. New Jersey State Parole Board; New Jersey State Parole Board v. Cestari; Bailiff v. New Jersey Sate Parole Bd.; Melvins v. New Jersey State Parole Bd.; Klingebiel v. New Jersey State Parole Board; Price v. New Jersey State Parole Board; Roland Gebert v. New Jersey State Parole Board

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.
90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 900, Box 10,
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Office Information
Office Information
Eric John Marcy
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A.
90 Woodbridge Center Drive, Suite 900, Box 10,
Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer P.A. (Woodbridge, New Jersey)