Jennifer Critchley, 38 Connell Foley LLP, Partner
Accomplishments: Being elected partner this year; overseeing a growing legal practice; taking a spot on the law firm’s hiring committee; serving on the Township of Verona Planning Board; helping raise more than $120,000 for the Junior Women’s Club of Verona, which funds scholarships and supports community services.
Super Power: To freeze or slow time.
Best Business Advice: “My father told me that when I’m having a tough day, I should put on my best clothes and keep my head up.”
What You Wish You’d Known Earlier: “A smile goes a long way.”
Most Influential Role Model: “Tricia O’Reilly, a partner at Connell Foley, has been not only most influential, but also incredibly supportive. She has somehow mastered being able to be kind, fair and tenacious.”
People Would Be Surprised to Know: “I can juggle.”
With $1 Million to Donate, You Would Support: Hurricane Sandy recovery.
Connell Foley LLP
Roseland, Essex County
Superhero Name: Super Critch