Sal M. Anderton

Of Counsel

Morristown, NJ | Trenton, NJ


Sal is part of Porzio's Employment, Education Law and Real Estate Teams where he focuses on collective bargaining negotiations, real estate matters, and personal injury. Since the passage of adult-use cannabis, Sal counsels clients who are licensed applicants or interested parties on real estate matters.  Sal also serves as Vice President and General Counsel with Porzio Governmental Affairs, the lobbying subsidiary of Porzio, where he advises healthcare organizations, insurance companies, financial institutions, and trade associations on legislative and regulatory developments that could potentially impact their business.  Sal is a Registered Government Affairs Agent of the State of New Jersey.


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  • The Best Lawyers in America® – Government Relations Practice (2018-2024)


  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Morris County Chamber of Commerce -  Co-Chair, Governmental Affairs Committee

Speaking Engagements

  • "On The Ground Update," Washington Area State Relations Group Webinar, April 15, 2020.
  • "Potential Impact of Trump Administration on New Jersey Businesses," Porzio Employment Law Forum, November 15, 2016.
  • "New Regulations, Legislation, And Case Law Impacting Your Business," Porzio Employment Law Forum, Morristown, NJ, November 15, 2016.

Prior Relevant Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Studies and Political Science, Montclair State University, 2006-present
  • Councilman, West Orange Township Council, 2008-2012
  • Attorney, West Orange Planning Board