Tracy Thompson is an Assistant Attorney General in the NJ Attorney General’s Office – Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ). For nearly 25 years, she has served as either a County or State prosecutor. Since January 2013, she has served as her office’s Human Trafficking Program Director. As such, she chairs and oversees the operation of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force; conducts trainings and gives presentations statewide and nationally; represents the Attorney General on both the NJ Commission on Human Trafficking and the National District Attorneys Association’s Human Trafficking Working Group; and serves as an Ambassador for Human Rights First Anti-Trafficking Campaign. In addition to NAGTRI, Thompson also participates as faculty for the NJ Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, the NJ Judiciary and Wilmington University
From 2001 through 2012, Thompson served in several capacities in her office including: Deputy Director of the Office of Government Integrity; Chief Counsel for the Bureau of Fiscal Oversight, Special Assistant to the DCJ Director, and in the Financial Crimes Unit. Before joining the Attorney General’s Office, Thompson served as an Assistant Prosecutor in the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office for 9 years.
Thompson received her B.A. in African-American Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and her J.D. from Temple University School of Law. She is the 2014 recipient of the NJ Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in Advancing the Department of Law & Public Safety’s Priorities and Initiatives.