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Brandon D. Minde

Brandon D. Minde

Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, PC

Cranford, NJ, USA


Brandon D. Minde is a Partner with Dughi, Hewit & Domalewski, P.C., in Cranford, NJ. His practice focuses on complex litigation, business disputes and litigation, government regulatory matters, as well as federal and state criminal defense work.

In 2016, Mr. Minde was selected as one of the 2016 NJBIZ Forty Under 40, honoring men and women under the age of 40 who have been making headlines in their field and who share a commitment to business growth, professional excellence and the community. NJBIZ is New Jersey’s premier business news publication.

In 2015, Mr. Minde was named a New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal, a designation that was given to only 50 lawyers in New Jersey. Mr. Minde was also named a Rising Star by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine in 2016 and 2015. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, gives this designation to less than 2.5 percent of New Jersey attorneys recognized as the top up-and-coming attorneys under 40 years old.

Mr. Minde runs DH&D’s criminal defense practice.  Earlier in his career, Mr. Minde served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Corruption Unit of the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office, where he managed investigations and conducted prosecutions of corruption, fraud, government misconduct, and other white-collar crimes. Mr. Minde received training in economic crimes and financial investigations from the National White Collar Crime Center, and cyber-crime and computer forensics from the National Computer Forensics Institute. Mr. Minde was also appointed as a Special Deputy NJ Attorney General to lead a joint investigation into wide-spread election fraud through absentee voter ballots which culminated in several convictions, including a high-level government official. Mr. Minde also served in the Adult Trial Section, where he represented the state in proceedings for all criminal offenses pre- and post-indictment, including grand jury proceedings, and conducted numerous jury trials.

Mr. Minde is an appointed member of the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel for the District of New Jersey, where he represents individuals in criminal actions in federal court.

Prior to returning to private practice, Mr. Minde served as Executive Director of the State of New Jersey Government Records Council, the state agency that adjudicates complaints filed under the Open Public Records Act (OPRA).  Mr. Minde served as Assistant Counsel to Governor Chris Christie from December 2010 through March 2013. As Assistant Counsel to Governor Christie, Mr. Minde provided advice and counsel to Governor Christie and the Chief Counsel to the Governor on a wide array of legislative, legal, regulatory, and policy initiatives.

Mr. Minde began his legal career as an associate at McCarter & English in the Securities Litigation, Government Relations and White-Collar Defense Group, where he conducted a wide range of civil and criminal trial practice involving general litigation, investigations and disputes.

Mr. Minde is admitted to practice in New Jersey and New York. He received his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School, and his B.A. from Muhlenberg College.

Brandon D. Minde is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3) - New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2017, Tuesday, May 09, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation - New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2017, Tuesday, May 09, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3) - New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3) - New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), Tuesday, May 09, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3) - New Jersey Criminal Trial Preparation (NA3), Tuesday, May 09, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs New Jersey Basic CLE Marathon 2017, Saturday, May 13, 2017, New York, NY
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