Lori Grifa, a former member of the Christie Administration, will join Archer & Greiner later this month as a partner in the firm’s Hackensack office. She also will serve as a director of Archer & Greiner’s government affairs affiliate, Archer Public Affairs.
Grifa previously interrupted her private practice to serve as Chief of Staff to NJ Attorney General David Samson from 2002-2003.
“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,” said Grifa
“Lori’s in-depth knowledge and experience is an integral part of the ongoing expansion of our government affairs capabilities,” said Christopher Gibson, President of Archer & Greiner. “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,” said Bill Caruso, Managing Director of Archer Public Affairs. “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.”
Grifa will continue to represent licensed and regulated businesses before the NJ Departments of Banking & Insurance, Education, Environmental Protection, Labor, Transportation and Treasury. She also will represent clients before the State’s professional licensing boards and the Divisions of Consumer Affairs and Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Grifa earned her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School. Prior to joining Archer & Greiner, Ms. Grifa was a partner at Wolff & Samson, PC for 12 years