ROBERT POPESCU graduated with a BA degree from Montclair State University cum laude and received his Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. He is a member of the bars of the State of New York, the State of New Jersey, and of the District of Columbia.
Mr. Popescu has held membership in the American Bar Association, the American Trial Lawyers Association, and the Bars of the United States District Courts for the District of New Jersey, the Eastern District of New York, the Southern District of New York, and the Eastern District of Michigan. He is also a member of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals (New York, Connecticut, Vermont), the Third Circuit Court of Appeals (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, the Virgin Islands), and of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Popescu is an adjunct professor of law at Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, where he has been teaching litigation to future attorneys for the past 8 years.
Mr. Popescu is a frequent legal commentator for various media outlets, including BBC, London. He has contributed legal articles for several publications, including the New Jersey Law Journal. Mr. Popescu was also named and acted as President of the New York Electoral Commission for the Romanian presidential and parliamentary elections at the Consulate General in New York. He appeared repeatedly on public television in New York and New Jersey and was mentioned in The New York Times as well as several New Jersey based newspapers and numerous other print and web-based publications.
Throughout his close to twenty years dedicated exclusively to the practice of law, in addition to the hundreds of individual clients he served, Mr. Popescu has represented numerous high profile personalities and businesses in the United States, including well known professionals, television stars, scientific pioneers, doctors, lawyers, a foreign government’s Ministry in State and Federal courts, a multi-employer pension fund, a New York consulate general, a supermarket chain, and numerous large Western European businesses.