Linda Greenstein (D-Plainsboro)

Senator Linda Greenstein was elected to the New Jersey State Senate in November 2010. Prior to her service in the State Senate, Senator Greeinstein represented the 14th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly. 

In the General Assembly, Greenstein authored New Jersey’s landmark anti-telemarketing law – the toughest in the country. During her tenure in the Legislature, she also sponsored laws increasing school bus safety and expanding the scope of Megan’s Law, and called for a state constitutional convention for property tax reform. A founder and co-chair of the Legislative Smart Growth Caucus, Greenstein championed legislation providing funding for open space preservation and promoting an anti-sprawl agenda.

A leading proponent of ethics reforms, Assemblywoman Greenstein was a sponsor of the New Jersey Fair and Clean Elections law, among numerous other clean-government initiatives. She also was a prime sponsor of law moving the state’s presidential primary to February and played a key role in the creation of the post of an elected state lieutenant governor, who state residents will first elect this coming November!

Immediately prior to her election to the Assembly, Linda served five years as a member of the Plainsboro Township Committee. She has also served as an elected member of the West Windsor-Plainsboro Board of Education, and was vice president of the Mercer County School Boards Association.

Assemblywoman Greenstein holds degrees from Vassar College, the Johns Hopkins University, and the Georgetown University Law Center. A specialist in disability law,the Assemblywoman previously was a senior staff attorney at the Community Health Law Project and supervised the Public Interest Legal Clinic at Montclair State University. She was also a clinical associate professor at Seton Hall Law School, where she supervised the Disability Law Clinic.

The Assemblywoman has served as a deputy state attorney general in Trenton and as an assistant district attorney in Philadelphia.

She has been a Trustee of Angel’s Wings – a Mercer County-based social service agency – and is a board member of both the Central New Jersey Council of the Boy Scouts of America and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Linda and her husband Michael Greenstein live in Plainsboro and have one adult son, Evan.





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Chief of Staff: Barbara Plumeri

Legislative Director: Josh Rosenfeld

Constituent Services: Scott Craff



District Office:

7 Centre Dr.
Suite 2 
Monroe, NJ 08831-1565

Phone: (609) 395-9911

Fax: (609) 395-9032




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Linda Greenstein (D-Plainsboro)