Gov. Christie Taps Chief Of Staff As Next NJ Atty General

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 6:44 PM EST) -- About a month after winning a second term, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday that he would nominate his chief of staff and a former federal prosecutor to serve as the state's top law enforcement official.

Kevin O’Dowd would maintain a streak of attorneys general who worked under Christie during his previous job as U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, including Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and his predecessor Jeffrey Chiesa. O'Dowd was chief of the office's securities and health care fraud...
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