Eric W. Moran is an experienced federal prosecutor and civil litigator. He currently serves as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division at the United States Attorney’s Office in Newark, New Jersey.
Mr. Moran began his legal career as a commercial litigator at the Woodbridge, New Jersey law firm of Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer, and later was associated with the Drinker Biddle law firm. In 2008, Mr. Moran joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office’s Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) unit, where he prosecuted narcotics and money laundering organizations. He then worked in the Office’s Special Prosecutions Division, focusing on public corruption and white collar matters. Before his appointment as Deputy Chief, Mr. Moran served as Attorney-in-Charge of the U.S. Attorney’s Trenton Branch Office, where he supervised a variety of criminal matters, including large-scale mail/wire, healthcare and government fraud cases, as well as federal narcotics, firearms and violent crime cases, while maintaining a white collar and public corruption caseload. As Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division, Mr. Moran is responsible for the Economic Crimes, Asset Forfeiture and General Crimes Units within U.S. Attorney’s Newark Office.
Mr. Moran served judicial clerkships with then-U.S. Magistrate Judge Patty Shwartz and U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler. He is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (J.D., 2001) and West Virginia University (B.A., English, 1997), and is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York.