AFBNJ: William J. Brennan, Jr. Award Recipients

1977 – Hon. Joseph Weintraub
Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1978 – Hon. Worral F. Mountain
Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1979 – Hon. Richard J. Hughes
Governor of New Jersey and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1979 – Clifford P. Case
United States Senator

1980 – Hon. William H. Webster
Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Former Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

1981 – Hon. Albert B. Maris
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1982 – Hon. Nicolas deB. Katzenbach
Attorney General of the United States

1983 – Hon. Robert N. Wilentz
Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1984 – Hon. Morris Pashman
Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1985 – Hon. Collins J. Seitz
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1986 – Hon. Frederick B. Lacey
United States Attorney and Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1987 – Hon. Herbert J. Stern
United States Attorney and Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1988 – Hon. Mitchell H. Cohen
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1988 – Hon. Leonard I. Garth
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1988 – Hon. James Hunter, III
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1989 – Hon. Clarkson S. Fisher
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1989 – William J. Brennan, III, Esq.

1990 – Hon. John J. Gibbons
Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1991 – Hon. John F. Gerry
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1992 – Thomas F. Campion, Esq.

1993 – Hon. A. Leon Higginbotham
Former Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1994 – Hon. David H. Souter
Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court

1995 – Hon. Harold A. Ackerman
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1995 – Hon. Stanley S. Brotman
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1995 – Hon. Dickinson R. Debevoise
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

1996 – Hon. Robert L. Clifford
Retired Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1997 – Hon. Sidney M. Schreiber
Retired Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

1997 – William B. McGuire, Esq.

1998 – Rev. Daniel A. Degnan, S.J.
Former Dean of the Seton Hall University School of Law

1998 – Hon. Herman D. Michels
Retired New Jersey Superior Court Judge

1999 – Hon. Robert E. Cowen
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

1999 – Hon. Joseph H. Rodriguez
Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2000 – Hon. Maryanne Trump Barry
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

2000 – John J. Barry, Esq.

2001 – Hon. Anne E. Thompson
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2001 – Hon. Morton I. Greenberg
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

2001 – Hon. Alfred M. Wolin
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2002 – Hon. John C. Lifland
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2002 – Hon. Nicholas H. Politan
Retired Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2002 – Raymond A. Brown, Esq.

2003 – Donald A. Robinson, Esq.

2003 – Justin P. Walder, Esq.

2004 – Hon. Edward R. Becker
Senior Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

2004 – Frederic K. Becker, Esq.

2005 – Hon. John W. Bissell
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2005 – Hon. Joseph E. Irenas
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2006 – Hon. William C. Bassler
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2006 – Hon. William H. Walls
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2007 – Hon. Marie L. Garibaldi
Retired Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

2007 – Hon. Daniel J. O’Hern
Retired Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

2008 – Hon. James R. Zazzali
Retired Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court

2008 – Jonathan L. Goldstein, Esq.

2009 – Hon. John J. Hughes
Retired Magistrate Judge for the District Court for the District of New Jersey

2009 – Bruce I. Goldstein, Esq.

2010 – Hon. Garrett E. Brown, Jr.
Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2010 – Michael R. Griffinger, Esq.

2011 – Thomas R. Curtin, Esq.

2011 – Hon. Katharine S. Hayden
Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2012 – John J. Farmer, Jr., Esq.

2012 – Carl D. Poplar, Esq.

2013 – Hon. Rosemary Gambardella
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2013 – Theodore V. Wells, Jr., Esq.

2014 – Hon. Dennis M. Cavanaugh
Retired Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2014 – Joseph A. Hayden, Jr., Esq.

2015 – Hon. Joseph A. Greenaway, Jr.
Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

2015 – Lawrence S. Lustberg, Esq.

2016 – Hon. Jerome B. Simandle
Chief Justice of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

2016 – Hon. Stuart Rabner
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey

2017 – Hon. Paul J. Fishman
Former U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey