TRENTON, NJ—MWW Group has hired Sal Anderton as vice president and general manager of the company’s Trenton office. Anderton will manage and implement government affairs activities on behalf of clients in Trenton and lead the office’s new business development efforts. He joins MWW after serving as legislative counsel for the New Jersey Department of Labor.
“Sal’s government affairs expertise and strong Trenton relationships will be an asset to our firm and our clients,” says Michael Kempner, president and CEO. “MWW’s network extends to both sides of the aisle in Trenton, as well as to all levels of county and municipal governments.”
As legislative counsel for the New Jersey Department of Labor, Anderton monitored pending state and federal legislation impacting the department’s various program areas, assisted in the development of legislative and policy initiatives and represented the department in the prosecution of various state labor law enforcement actions. Additionally, he represented the department in legal actions against employers who violated the state wage and hours laws by not paying their employees.
He also held the position of chief of staff to New Jersey State Assemblyman John F. McKeon (D-Essex), where he was responsible for research and development of legislative agendas for the assemblyman, supervised constituent relations for 12 municipalities and served as the primary liaison with all other members of the legislature and administration.