Veteran prosecutor joins White Collar and Criminal Defense Practice at Mandelbaum Barrett 

Mandelbaum Barrett P.C. on Tuesday said former Assistant Union County Prosecutor and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Stacey Zyriek Enriquez joined the firm as counsel in its White Collar and Criminal Defense Practice.

Zyriek Enriquez joins the firm from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, and will be based in the firm’s Roseland office.

“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,” Partner and White Collar and Criminal Defense Practice co-Chair Robert Scrivo said.

As assistant prosecutor at the Union County’s Prosecutor Office for the last decade, Zyriek Enriquez 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 U.S. attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, Zyriek Enriquez handled complex cases, including wiretap investigations.

Zyriek Enriquez 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 to help them navigate and defend against criminal charges and complex civil and regulatory matters,” noted Zyriek Enriquez.