February 06, 2019
Sills Cummis &
Gross has delivered its Report on the Vetting and Hiring Practices of the
Governor-elect’s Transition Office and Related Issues.
On October 15,
2018, Governor Philip D. Murphy announced that his administration would retain
Peter G. Verniero and his firm, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C., to conduct a
systemic review of the vetting and hiring practices of the Governor-elect’s
transition office. The administration asked that the review include the vetting
and hiring of Albert J. Alvarez, regarding his position in the transition
office and his eventual position at the New Jersey Schools Development
The review team
consisted of Peter G. Verniero, Esq., Michael S. Carucci, Esq. and Jacquelyn M.