Gurbir S. Grewal
The State of New Jersey
As New Jersey’s 61st Attorney General, Gurbir S. Grewal focuses his attention on protecting the interests of New Jersey residents by expanding affirmative litigation, strengthening police-community relations, reducing violent crime and fighting the opioid epidemic.
Prior to becoming NJ Attorney General, Grewal served as Bergen County Prosecutor, in this role he developed and implemented several creative approaches designed to tackle the heroin and opioid crisis, including “Operation Helping Hand,” as well as, the establishment of the Community Affairs Unit, dedicated to assisting local departments improve police/community relations. From 2010 to 2016, Grewal worked as an Assistant United States Attorney (“AUSA”) in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey, where 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 cybercrimes in the District of New Jersey. Before becoming a federal prosecutor in New Jersey, Grewal also served as an AUSA in the Criminal Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York from 2004 to 2007, where he was ultimately assigned to the Business and Securities Fraud Unit. In addition to his work as a federal prosecutor, Grewal has also worked in private practice.
Attorney General Grewal graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in 1995. He obtained his law degree from the College of William & Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law in 1999.
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal kicks off NJPN's 2021 Addiction Conference, Renew • Recover • Resilience, by sharing opening remarks.