Nace Naumoski, Esq. is a partner with the law firm of Paris Ackerman & Schmierer and heads up the firm’s White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations practice. Nace primarily represents clients accused of crimes in the state and federal courts of New Jersey, with a focus on white collar criminal defense.
Nace has defended clients in both state and federal court under investigation for or accused of a broad array of white collar crimes, including bank fraud, wire fraud, bribery, money laundering, embezzlement, racketeering, healthcare fraud, insurance fraud, counterfeiting, identity theft, smuggling, tax fraud, credit card fraud, check fraud, forgery, theft by deception, obstruction of justice, and computer hacking. Nace has also represented clients throughout New Jersey charged with “street” crimes such as weapons offenses, drug distribution, drug possession, attempted murder, robbery, burglary, theft, sexual assault, lewdness, assault, endangerment, domestic violence, and terroristic threats. In addition, Nace has represented clients charged with disorderly persons offenses and driving while intoxicated in municipal courts throughout New Jersey.
Nace also has extensive experience dealing with criminal investigations conducted by a variety of governmental investigatory and prosecutorial agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Secret Service, United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor, the New Jersey Treasury Office of Criminal Investigation, the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the United States Attorney’s Office, the New Jersey State Police, and nearly every county prosecutor’s office in New Jersey.
Nace has also represented clients in high-profile civil and criminal matters that have received local, national, and international media coverage. Nace’s cases have received attention from publications such as Forbes Magazine, US Weekly, the Star Ledger, the Bergen Record, the Daily Record, and the Jersey Journal. Nace has also served as a columnist commenting on various issues involving criminal matters for the Garden State Journal. Earlier in his career, Nace was an associate with New Jersey’s oldest and largest law firm, McCarter & English, where he defended large corporations in a variety of litigation matters.
Nace earned his law degree from Fordham University, where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review. Membership on the Law Review is considered among the highest scholarly achievements at any law school. Nace earned his undergraduate degreefrom the prestigious School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree, magna cum laude, in diplomacy and international relations.
Nace is currently admitted to practice in the State of New Jersey and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. Nace has also handled criminal matters in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Nace is a member of the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – New Jersey, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New Jersey State Bar Association – Criminal Law Section, and the Association of Federal Defense Attorneys.