Booker names Assistant A.G. as Newark’s top lawyer

Newark Mayor-elect Cory Booker has named Assistant Attorney General Aney Chandy as the city’s new Corporation Counsel. Chaney was the Counsel to Booker’s 2002 campaign. She will leave the Department of Law and Public Safety next week to prepare for her new post, which will begin when Booker takes office on July 1.

Booker names Assistant A.G. as Newark’s top lawyer