Warren S. Sutnick

Hackensack, New Jersey

Mr. Sutnick has been practicing law since 1991. He is admitted to the federal and state bar in New Jersey and New York. Mr. Sutnick is experienced in both criminal and civil litigation and is a certified municipal court trial attorney. Mr. Sutnick specializes in defending DUI/DWI matters and has handled thousands of cases throughout New Jersey and New York.

Before entering private practice, Mr. Sutnick was counsel at Morgan Stanley in New York City and Vice President at PaineWebber in Weehawken, New Jersey. He has lectured globally on the topics of money laundering and financial crimes.

Mr. Sutnick was a senior trial attorney in the Homicide Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office in Brooklyn, New York where he worked from 1991 to 1997.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Litigation
  • Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1996
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2003


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Rutgers , New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • B.A. - 1987


  • Speaker, DWI and Refusal: Evaluating the Case October 2015, Bergen County Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Financial Fraud Seminar, Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association (FIRMA), 2002 - 2006
  • Lecturer, Risk Management in the Banking Community, Texas Bankers Association, 2005
  • Lecturer, Business Continuity, Gruss & Co., 2004
  • Lecturer, USA Patriot Act, Swiss Bank, 2003
  • Lecturer, Anti-Money Laundering Compliance for Hedge Funds, LLR, 2003
  • Lecturer, Creating and Executing an Effective Money Laundering Program, ACI, 2002
  • Lecturer, International Compliance with Money Laundering Laws, Bank of Singapore, 2002
  • Lecturer, Complying with the US Office of Foreign Asset Control, Control Risk Group, 2002
  • Lecturer, Reducing International Fraud, Marcus Evans, 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bergen County Bar Association, Member, 2002 - Present
  • Founding Member of American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
  • American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys
  • National College for DUI Defense

Past Employment Positions

  • Kings County District Attorney's Office, Senior Trial Attorney, 1991 - 1995
  • Callan, Regenstreich, Koster & Brady, Associate, 1995 - 1997
  • PaineWebber, Inc., Divisional Vice President, 1997 - 2000
  • Morgan Stanley, Vice President, 2000 - 2002