George Rover formed Rover Strategic Advisors, LLC following his retirement after 26 years as a Deputy Attorney General and then an Assistant Attorney General with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General. In January 1999, Rover was promoted to Assistant Attorney General and assigned as the Special Assistant to the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. In August 2011, Rover was appointed Deputy Director of the Division and placed in charge of its Atlantic City office until his retirement in November 2016.
Prior to his assignment to the Division of Gaming Enforcement in January 1999, Rover served as a Deputy Attorney General in the Attorney General’s Office of Legal Affairs from July 1992 through 1995, where he provided legal advice on matters to the State Attorney General. In 1995, he served as a Special Assistant to the Director of The Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control until his promotion to Assistant Attorney General in January 1999. Prior to joining the State of New Jersey as a Deputy Attorney General, Rover was an associate at a law firm from 1987-1992 where he handled litigation matters.
Rover received his BS degree, with honors, from Rutgers University in 1983 and his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University in 1986. Upon his graduation from law school, Rover served as a law clerk to The Honorable Virginia Long, in the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division.