July 11, 2018
New Jersey AG Gurbir Grewal Addresses #ACS2018
Gurbir GrewalNew Jersey Attorney General
New Jersey Attorney General Addresses the American Constitution Society's 2018 National Convention.
Gurbir Grewal was nominated as the 61st Attorney General of the State of New jersey following the inauguration of Governor Phil Murphy on January 16, 2018. He was confirmed unanimously by the New Jersey Senate. Prior to his selection as New Jersey Attorney General, Grewal served as Bergen County Prosecutor, the chief law enforcement officer of the most populous county in New Jersey. Growl previously worked as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey from 2010 to 2016. While at the U.S. Attorney's Office, he served as Chief of the Economic Crimes Unit from 2014 to 2016 and oversaw the investigation and prosecution of all major white collar and cybercrime in the District of New Jersey. Growl also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York from 2004 to 2007, where he investigated and prosecuted a while range of narcotics offenses, white collar crimes, and terrorism cases, and what ultimately assigned to the Business and Securities Fraud Unit. His significant matters included the successful prosecution of 12 men charged with providing material support to the Tamil Tigers terrorist organization. In addition to his work as a federal prosecutor, Grewal has also worked in private practice, including at Howrey LLP, where he counseled clients on a range of matters including securities, trademark, antitrust and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act issues; represented individuals and companies in government investigations and criminal proceedings; conducted internal investigations for public corporations; and conducted civil trials. Growl earned his B.S. cum laude from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and his J.D. from the College of William & Mary-Wythe School of Law.