Christie's Chief Counsel Departs To Start Firm With Senator

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (March 2, 2017, 8:02 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's chief counsel, Thomas P. Scrivo, has left his post after 18 lively months, to return to private practice in a new venture with Republican state senator and fellow lawyer Kevin O'Toole and to chair the state Economic Development Authority, the governor's office said Thursday.

The former managing partner of McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP's Newark office, Scrivo will join forces with O'Toole to form the law firm O'Toole Scrivo. Christie's new chief counsel will be Gregory Acquaviva, who is the vice president of state government affairs at UnitedHealth Group and who formerly served as Lt....

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