Helen Nau is an attorney who participates in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation and appellate practice in federal and state court involving corporate, governmental entities and individuals. She has represented financial institutions, corporations, officers and individuals in a diverse variety of commercial and criminal matters. Helen also represents individuals and entities in connection with responding to government investigations and subpoenas.
Helen is a Trustee of the Board, Rutgers School of Law Newark Alumni Association, and she has served on the Superior Court of New Jersey Ethics Committee, as an investigator and a hearing chair. She is a member of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA), and The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ).
Helen wrote the amicus brief for the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers New Jersey (ACDL-NJ) in the matter of In re State Grand Jury Investigation, 217 N.J. 430 (2014). Other representative decisions include: Boritzer v. Calloway, 2013 WL 311013 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 24, 2013) (dismissal of civil RICO case against an individual client); Segal v. Lynch, 413 N.J. Super. 171 (App. Div. 2010) (dismissal of tort claim for alienation of affection against an individual client); and Perfect 10, Inc. v. CCBill, LLC, 340 F.Supp.2d 1077 (C.D. Cal. 2004) (summary judgment granted in favor of a corporate client on copyright infringement, RICO violations, unfair competition and false and misleading advertising claims).
Before joining the firm, Helen was Counsel at Day Pitney LLP, where she was a member of the firm Recruitment Committee. Helen has received an AV Peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell. Helen attended Rutgers School of Law – Newark, where she was Lead Articles Editor on the Women’s Rights Law Reporter. After graduation, she clerked for an appellate division judge for the Superior Court of New Jersey. Prior to practicing law, Helen was a registered representative (Series 7 & 63 licensed) trading securities at a leading market maker in over-the-counter securities.
Helen is admitted to the Bars of the States of New Jersey and New York, the United States District Court of New Jersey, and the Southern and Eastern District of New York, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.