Anthony A. Picione is an Assistant Attorney General with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office and Counsel to the Director of the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability within the Division of Criminal Justice of that Office. Previously, Mr. Picione was the Deputy Chief and then the Chief of the Division of Criminal Justice’s Corruption and Government Fraud Bureau for over a decade. Mr. Picione’s practice concentrates on white collar crime, particularly offenses involving public officials and public funds. During his career, Mr. Picione has prosecuted numerous high profile cases involving public corruption and the theft of public funds. In addition, Mr. Picione is also an instructor for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, the National Attorneys General Research and Training Institute and the New Jersey Police Training Commission, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Trial Advocacy for Rutgers Law School. Mr. Picione received his J.D. cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1995 and received his B.A. magna cum laude from Drew University in 1992.