Gov.'s Chief Counsel, 16 Others Confirmed For NJ Judgeships

By Bill Wichert (June 29, 2017, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Senate on Thursday confirmed Gregory L. Acquaviva, chief counsel to Gov. Chris Christie, and 16 other attorneys to be state Superior Court judges, a few hours after a legislative committee advanced four of the nominees.

Acquaviva's confirmation comes nearly four months after he rejoined the Republican governor's administration. In March, Christie announced that Acquaviva had replaced Thomas P. Scrivo as chief counsel when Scrivo left the post after 18 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.

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