Barrister Brief- John Giordano (O'Connor '02)
Monday, September 9, 2013
Posted by: Tyler Kocak
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has appointed John Giordano
(O'Connor '02)as Assistant Commissioner for Compliance and
Enforcement at the Department of Environmental Protection.
In this capacity, John
will oversee and direct all environmental enforcement operations for the state.
recently served as Deputy Secretary at the Pennsylvania Department of
Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).
joining DCNR, John was a federal prosecutor and senior Justice Department
official, having served in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern
District of Virginia, and as Counselor to the Assistant Attorney General for
the Environment and Natural Resources Division at the U.S. Department of
Immediately before joining the
Justice Department, John served as a Senior Advisor and Staff Director at the
U.S. Department of Energy.
graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi with high honors and academic
distinction from Villanova University (1998), and received his law degree Phi
Delta Phi (O'Connor Inn 2002) from Villanova University School of Law.