Christopher Keating is a Deputy Attorney General with the State of New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Criminal Justice. In the Specialized Crimes Bureau, he works with various state and federal agencies to investigate and prosecute criminal offenses primarily involving environmental crimes, bias crimes, frauds against government agencies, and interstate theft networks and fraud schemes. His duties with DCJ also include reviewing investigations of officer-involved shootings, training law enforcement officers on various criminal laws, and interviewing prospective DAsG and members of the New Jersey State Police.
Christopher is a life-long resident of New Jersey. He graduated with a B.A. from Rutgers University in 2009, and then he joined Teach for America and taught at a middle school in Newark, New Jersey. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall Law in 2014, and he is licensed to practice law in both New Jersey and New York. While at Seton Hall Law, Christopher was selected by the Center for Social Justice to be his class year’s Urban Revitalization Scholar. After law school, Christopher served as a law clerk in the Superior Court of New Jersey.
In addition to his legal career, Christopher is an adjunct professor in Rutgers University’s Political Science Department. In his free time, he volunteers as a member of various boards and committees of non-profit organizations. In the New Jersey State Bar Association, he currently serves as a member of the Diversity Committee, the New Jersey Lawyer Magazine Editorial Board, the Legal Education Committee, and as the Secretary of the Criminal Law Section. In Camden County, he recently began a term as Treasurer of the Camden County Bar Foundation, and he serves as the attorney advisor for the mock trial team at Cherry Hill West.