Senior Associate for Legal and Law Enforcement Services
H. Theodore (“Ted”) Grove spent the majority of his legal career with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, where he served in a variety of assignments for 18 years. For eleven years he was a State Prosecutor in the elite Organized Crime and Racketeering Bureau, For the last seven years he was the Bureau Chief and Supervising Deputy Attorney General of the Casino Prosecutions Bureau, which exclusively handled all crimes committed in Atlantic City’s 13 casinos, including many sophisticated cheating schemes as well as substantial money laundering prosecutions. He was a member of the Atlantic City Money Laundering Task Force for 10 years, seven of which he served as co-chair of the joint federal-state Task Force.
After retirement from the Attorney General’s Office in 2007 he joined Spectrum, where he has undertaken a variety of assignments. He assisted gaming regulators in West Virginia and Delaware in drafting expansive statutes and regulations as those states respectively transitioned from racinos into full table game casinos, analyzed the impact the expanded casinos would have on their law enforcement and criminal justice systems, and instructed regulators, police and prosecutors in the detection, investigation and prosecution of gaming crimes and related Bank Secrecy Act issues.
Grove was a key member of Spectrum’s team which counseled both the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission as they formulated policy to implement newly authorized casino gaming. Ted led teams in both jurisdictions investigating and assessing the casino licensing suitability of corporate and individual applicants. Grove also completed a long-term assignment for the Casino Regulatory Authority of Singapore, which retained Spectrum for regulatory and due diligence matters related to Singapore’s evolving casino industry.
Grove is a graduate of Delaware Law School, and is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.