Geoffrey Gersten has been a Deputy Attorney General at the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety’s Division of Law since 2003. DAG Gersten currently represents the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights and also provides statewide advice on Open Public Meeting Act/Sunshine Law matters. DAG Gersten has worked both as a litigator and counselor on behalf of various client agencies in New Jersey, including, the Division on Civil Rights, Watershed Property Review Board, Board of Public Utilities and Division of Consumer Affairs.

DAG Gersten has handled numerous matters involving the recovery and review of electronic documents, subpoena responses to State and federal agencies and large-scale e-discovery requests. DAG Gersten has also worked with New Jersey State agencies to assess their litigation hold practices and search and review capabilities for electronic document production. DAG Gersten is a member of the Division of Law’s E-Discovery Task Force and has co-developed and presented extensive, comprehensive e-discovery training to the Division’s deputies.

He received the Attorney General’s Award for Excellence in 2017 for Outstanding Contributions to a Special Project and in 2015 for Excellence in Investigations.