Roseland, N.J. (September 12, 2022) –Mandelbaum Barrett PC has announced that Former Assistant Union County Prosecutor and Special Assistant United States Attorney Stacey E. Zyriek Enriquez has joined the firm as Counsel in the firm’s White Collar and Criminal Defense practice. Zyriek joins the firm from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, where she was an assistant prosecutor, and will be based in the firm’s Roseland, New Jersey, office.

White Collar and Criminal Defense Practice Co-Chair and Partner Robert C. Scrivo said, “I worked closely with Stacey for two years at the United States Attorney’s Office and witnessed firsthand her intellect, tremendous work ethic, and the respect she earned from her colleagues and the Court alike. Stacey will be a wonderful addition to our practice, and I am confident that our clients will benefit from her steep experience.”

As an Assistant Prosecutor at the Union County’s Prosecutor Office for the last decade, Zyriek was assigned to the Major Crimes, the Special Victims, the Trial, the Juvenile Justice, the Megan’s Law, and the Appellate Units, where she tried over 20 criminal cases to verdict, all while being responsible for the vertical prosecution of up to 75 cases at any one time. During her time as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Zyriek handled complex cases, including wiretap investigations.

Zyriek earned a J.D. from New York Law School, and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Rutgers University. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York.

“I am excited to bring my extensive experience in handling investigations and prosecutions to clients at Mandelbaum Barrett PC to help them navigate and defend against criminal charges and complex civil and regulatory matters,” noted Zyriek.