NAAG Roles

Faculty, Center for Legal Advocacy and Faculty Development

Antoria D. Howard joined the Connecticut Office of the Attorney General in 1997 and practiced in the Public Safety Department, where she represented clients such as the Connecticut State Police and the Connecticut Department of Correction. In 2001, she joined the newly formed Employment Rights Department where she defended state agencies in employment discrimination actions, trying many cases to verdict in state and federal court. She was appointed the Department Head of the Employment Rights Department in 2011. In 2013, Attorney General George Jepsen appointed her to an Associate Attorney General in charge of Administration and Management. In 2019, Attorney General William Tong reappointed her to this role and in 2021 he appointed her to her present role of Assistant Deputy Attorney General. In this role she oversees all aspects of the administration and management of the office, including Human Resources, budget, facility management, IT and training for the lawyers and paralegals in the Office. Prior to joining the Attorney General’s Office, Antoria worked as a staff attorney and adjudicator at the Connecticut Department of Public Health. She also spent time in private practice specializing in family, real estate and probate law. Antoria is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the University of Connecticut School of Law.