NJBIZ held its inaugural General Counsel of the Year Awards yesterday at The Palace at Somerset Park located in Somerset section of Franklin.
About 500 people attended the event which honored New Jersey's standout general counsels, chief legal officers and corporate compliance professionals. Winners from seven different categories were announced.
And the winners are…
Public Company with revenues up to $1 billion: William N. Farran; Innophos Holdings, Inc.
Public company with revenues over $1 billion: Hugh Welsh; DSM
Public company corporate compliance professional: Kirsten Hotchkiss; Wyndham Worldwide
Private company with revenues up to $1 billion: Irwin Horowitz; Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc.
Private company with revenues over $1 billion: Craig Bleifer; Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Private company corporate compliance professional: Lorraine D'Angelo; Schiavone Construction Co. LLC
Non-profit or government agency: Ellen M. Harris; Newark Housing Authority
The event was presented by Nicoll Davis & Spinella, LLP, Update Discovery and Real Estate Strategies Corporation. Gibbons, Archer & Greiner, P.C. and K&L Gates were premier sponsors. Deloitte was the major sponsor and supporting sponsors were Budd Larner and Chadbourne & Parke LLP.
Congratulations to all the finalists and winners!
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