Senator Linda R. Greenstein
Linda Greenstein was elected to the New Jersey Senate in a November 2010 special election and has been reelected for three full terms since then. She served for six terms in the New Jersey General Assembly, a tenure that began in January 2000.
Senator Greenstein is the first woman to represent the current 14th Legislative District in the Senate. A full-time legislator, she serves as Assistant Majority Leader of the State Senate as well as Chair of the Law and Public Safety Committee, Vice-Chair of the Environment and Energy Committee and a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committee and the Labor Committee. She is also Chair of the Bipartisan Legislative Manufacturing Caucus and recently served on the New Jersey Biotechnology Task Force and as co-chair of the Drinking Water Infrastructure Task Force.
Senator Greenstein was educated at Vassar College, Johns Hopkins University, and the Georgetown University Law Center and is a specialist in disability law. Prior to becoming a legislator, she was a Senior Staff Attorney at the Community Health Law Project, a Deputy Attorney General in the Division of Criminal Justice in Trenton and an Assistant District Attorney in Philadelphia. She also served as Clinical Associate Professor at Seton Hall Law School.