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Frederick B. Polak

Mr. Polak has been with the Firm for over 35 years. He spent the first six years of his professional life with the U.S. Department of Justice, including some three and one-half years with the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey.

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He has tried countless cases before juries and has extensive bench trial experience as well. Mr. Polak has also been appointed outside counsel by the New Jersey Attorney General in representing employees of County Prosecutors’ Offices and the Department of Corrections in employment and civil rights cases. He served as a Trustee of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey and a Master of the American Inns of Court Foundation, and has been selected as a New Jersey Super Lawyer for each year since 2005.

Professional and Civic Service Recognition:

  • United States Department of Justice Honors Program
  • Trial Attorney, U.S. Department of Justice, 1974-1981
  • Board of Trustees, Anne Frank Center, USA 2005-2007
  • American University Law Review, 1973-1974


  • Washington College of Law of American University, J.D., American University Law Review, 1974
  • Georgetown University, M.S.F.S., 1970
  • Alfred University, B.A., 1968


  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • American, New Jersey State and Essex County Bar Associations
  • Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey

Practice Areas

How Can I Help You?

Commercial Litigation

Post Polak attorneys have collectively been doing just that for decades, and a significant portion of that role has been devoted to handling corporate and commercial disputes in both federal and state courts, as well as before administrative bodies.

Employment Law

In addition to regularly advising our business clients on employment practices and in the drafting of policies and procedures, employee handbooks and employment contracts, Post Polak’s employment litigators have substantial experience in representing both employers and business executives in federal and state courts, before federal and state regulatory entities in New Jersey, and in arbitration and mediation forums.