Report: Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie opens law firm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has opened a law firm.

The Record reports The Christie Law Firm was registered with the state Office of Attorney Ethics in April. The firm’s address is registered to Christie’s home in Mendham. State records also show the Republican has an attorney identification number and his law license is in good standing. Christie received his law degree from Seton Hall University and worked on securities and election law as a partner with a Cranford-based law firm before starting his political career. He was the U.S. attorney for New Jersey from 2002-2008 before winning the governor’s seat in 2009. He was re-elected four years later. After leaving office in January, Christie has been a political analyst and legal contributor with ABC news.