NAAG Roles

Faculty, Center for Leadership Development

Jodi Lobel is the Executive Deputy Attorney General (EDAG) for Operations at the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. In this position, she oversees the administrative workings of the OAG, including Human Resources and Office Services, Labor Relations, Finance, Technology, Diversity and Inclusion, and Training. She also works with the Executive staff to develop and implement policy.

Prior to joining OAG in 2017, Ms. Lobel proudly served at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office for 25 years, where she prosecuted cases in the Homicide, Major Trials, Habitual Offender, Juvenile and Municipal Court Units. Ms. Lobel held supervisory positions as Chief of the Felony Waiver Unit, Chief of the Charging Unit, Deputy of the Pre-Trial Division and Deputy of the Trial Division where she was in charge of six geographically zoned trial bureaus, the Family Violence and Sexual Assault Unit and the Homicide Unit. Ms. Lobel also served as Deputy of Training and Special Projects where she created and implemented training curricula for Assistant District Attorneys of all experience levels, including supervisors.

Ms. Lobel is a frequent lecturer in the areas of supervisory, managerial and leadership training, pre-trial processes and reform, trial and advanced trial advocacy, and eyewitness identification. She was a recipient of The Legal Intelligencer “Woman of Distinction” award in 2010. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Criminal Rules Committee by appointment of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Lobel earned her undergraduate degree in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania, and her Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law.