Eric Marcy

  • Member since April 2013
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About Eric Marcy

Biographical Information:

Eric Marcy is Of Counsel to the Law Firm of Lyons & Associates, P.C., with offices in Somerville and Morristown, New Jersey. He has a wide variety of experience in criminal, civil, and administrative litigation.  He also focuses on representing professionals before their respective licensing boards when a complaint by a patient, client, or customer has been filed, when a Board initiates its own investigation, when a referral is received from an insurance carriere or when the professional has been charged in a criminal matter and is required to immediately disclose an arrest or when disclosure is required at the time of license renewal.

Mr. Marcy's undergraduate dual majors were psychology and philosophy.  Prior to joining Wilentz, Mr. Marcy served the State of New Jersey as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General in the Appellate and Trial sections (1982-1985). 

He was appointed by the Middlesex County Freeholders to serve as a member of the Middlesex County Mental Health Board (1989-1993).  He was appointed by the Morris County Freeholders as a member of the Morris County Mental Health Board (1994-1997) and was elected chairperson (1996-1997).  In his capacity as a member of the Middlesex and Morris County Mental Health Boards, he reviewed requests and made recommendations for allocations of county and state funding for community mental health services.  He was appointed by Governor James E. McGreevey to the Board of Trustees for the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital in 2004, elected vice-chair for 2004–2005 and annually re-elected chair for the years 2005-2013.  He was re-appointed to the Greystone Board of Trustees by Governor Richard J. Codey in 2006 and Governor Jon Corzine in 2008.

Mr. Marcy has been a member of the New Jersey Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers since 1987.  He served as a Trustee of the NJ-ACDL from 2001 to 2010.  He also served on the legislative committee and was instrumental in creating the Association’s  website and was the website administrator for the NJ-ACDL (

He is also a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Mr. Marcy has served as a member of the Local Working Group on Electronic Technology in the District of New Jersey.

Mr. Marcy served as an instructor for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education Criminal Practice “Skills and Methods” program for newly admitted attorneys from 2000 to 2009.

Mr. Marcy has been selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers® lists 2006-2009, 2017-2022. These awards are not authorized or approved by the NJ Supreme Court.  The selection process and disclaimer may be found at: 

He is also an authorized attorney under the New Jersey State PBA Legal Protection Plan, representing law enforcement officers in administrative, civil, and criminal cases.

Area of Emphasis:
All aspects of State and Federal Criminal Defense Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, Civil and Criminal Commercial Fraud Litigation, Medicaid Fraud, Securities Fraud, Criminal Tax Litigation, Corporate Investigations, Subpoena Compliance, Civil Litigation related to Criminal Litigation, Civil Rights Litigation arising from allegations of law enforcement misconduct, Administrative Litigation relating to disciplinary proceedings involving law enforcement officers and government employees, Administrative Litigation involving the professional licensing of attorneys, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, licensed social workers, hearing aid dispensers, plumbers, electricians, and home improvement contractors, Public Employee Pension Forfeiture. He also handles , Parole Planning, Appeals from Parole Denial, Parole Revocation Proceedings, and Construction Litigation.

Speaking Engagements:
Police Liability and Ethics CLE 7.2 Credits 2013
Asserting the Consitutional Claim: 1st, 4th, 8th, and 14th Amendments Claims Against the Government - Continuing Legal Education, 4.8 CLE Credits 2012


Handling the Police Liability Claim Master the Practical Aspects of Police Liability Cases - Continuing Legal Education, 7.2 CLE Credits 2011
Status of Treatment and Care at the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital Annual Public Meeting of the Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital 2011
Mental Health Issues and the Law Monthly Public Meeting of the Bergen County Mental Health Board 2010


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Birthday: 0001-01-01 00:00:00
Gender: Male
Language: English
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