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Sean D. Moriarty

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Deputy Commissioner
Sean Moriarty serves as deputy commissioner for legal, regulatory and legislative affairs to Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Sean leads DEP’s internal legal team and serves as its general counsel on all matters of regulatory compliance and rule-making, and will oversee the newly created Office of Enforcement Policy. He also is a member of the commissioner’s executive team, providing input on priority initiatives that include climate change and environmental justice.

Previously, Sean served as chief advisor for regulatory and legislative affairs. Before assuming this position, he was the director of the Office of Legal Affairs after several years as a regulatory officer with the Bureau of Legal Services and Stewardship for the DEP’s Green Acres Program. Before joining DEP, Sean represented the department as a deputy attorney general.

Sean received both his undergraduate and law degrees from Rutgers University.