Former member of Christie administration joins Archer Greiner as partner

Emily Bader//January 15, 2015//

Former member of Christie administration joins Archer Greiner as partner

Emily Bader//January 15, 2015//

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The law firm Archer & Greiner announced Thursday that former member of the Christie administration Lori Grifa will join the firm as partner in its Hackensack office.She will also serve as director of Archer Public Affairs, Archer & Greiner’s government affairs affiliate, the firm announced in a release.

Grifa has more than 25 years of experience practicing law and has a deep understanding in both the private and public sectors. Prior to becoming partner, she served in Gov. Chris Christie’s cabinet as the commissioner of the N.J. Department of Community Affairs. Before joining the Christie administration, she interrupted her private practice to serve as chief of staff for N.J. Attorney General David Samson from 2002 to 2003.

“I am excited to join Archer & Greiner as it continues its efforts to develop a state-wide presence.  It is one of the State’s oldest and most respected law firms and I am very proud to join their ranks,” Grifa said in a prepared statement.

“Lori’s in-depth knowledge and experience is an integral part of the ongoing expansion of our government affairs capabilities,” Christopher Gibson, president of the firm, said in a prepared statement. “Lori has a long history in the State of New Jersey. Through her experience, she has developed contacts and unique insight into government that will greatly benefit our clients.” 

“Lori’s unique set of skills and experience will be an invaluable asset for our clients,” Bill Caruso, Managing Director of Archer Public Affairs, said in a prepared statement. “By joining with the other members of Archer Public Affairs, Lori will be a key player on a team that delivers a blend of experience, knowledge and relationships to assist our clients with their business and governmental needs.”


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