Chasan Leyner & Lamparello takes pleasure in welcoming John Nicholas Strasser (“Nick”) to the Firm. Mr. Strasser has joined the Firm’s Insurance Defense Department.
After admission to the Bar, Mr. Strasser joined the Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps. He served with the 1st Cavalry Division from 2005 to 2008, deploying to Iraq as the trial counsel and international law attorney for the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade from October 2006 to December 2007. In 2008, he was assigned to the United States Military Academy at West Point, serving first as an administrative law attorney and as the legal advisor to the Commandant. During his service, Mr. Strasser earned several military awards including the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, and the Iraq Campaign Medal. After leaving the Army in 2009, Mr. Strasser joined the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office as Assistant Prosecutor in the Special Victims Unit, where he successfully resolved over 150 felony cases.