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General Counsel of the Year Awards

General Counsel of the Year Awards

When Thursday, June 9, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Where The Palace at Somerset Park
333 Davidson Avenue
Somerset, NJ 08873

Description Congratulations to the 2016 General Counsel of the Year finalists and winners!


The General Counsel of the Year honors the state’s most dynamic General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers, who are making an impact in their career.


On June 9, 2016 NJBIZ hosted its 6th annual General Counsel of the Year awards to honor these elite legal executives.

2016 General Counsel of the Year finalists and winners:
Public Company
Winner:
Damien Atkins; Panasonic Corporation of North America
Finalists:
David Hill; NRG Energy, Inc.
Jay Kooper; Middlesex Water Company

Private Company: with annual revenues up to $500 MM
Winner:
Bernard Vaughan; Flexi-Van Leasing, Inc.
Finalists:
Jonathan Broder ; Conrail
Richard Kaluzinski; GEODIS Wilson USA, Inc.
Michael Kurland; Supreme Oil Company, Inc. (dba Admiration Foods)
Michael Martin; MDAdvantage Insurance Company of New Jersey
Phil Patton; Hartz Mountain Industries, Inc.
Shirleen Roberts; Heller Industrial Parks, Inc.
Elizabeth Tedeschi; Continuum Health Alliance, LLC
James K. Valenti, Esq., PE, PP; T&M Associates

Private Company: with annual revenues over $500 MM
Winner:
Robert Zetterstrom; NJM Insurance Group
Finalists:
Jazmine Estacio ; Coach USA
Michelangelo Troisi; Haier America Company

Nonprofit or Government Organization
Winner:
Katherine Hatton; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Finalists:
Jennifer Birmingham; Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
Hope Blackburn; Jersey City Public Schools
Alida Kass; New Jersey Civil Justice Institute

Healthcare Organization
Winner:
Maryann Kicenuik; Holy Name Medical Center
Finalists:
Nori Fey; Bayada Home Healthcare, Inc.
Alexander Gladney; Capital Health
Ann Marie Henderson; Raritan Bay Medical Center
Kevin Kramer; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway
Paul Matey; University Hospital
Leslie Prizant; CarePoint Health System

Rising Star
Winner:
Rachel Engelstein; GAF
Finalists:
Eman Ahmed-Fakhry; Mindray DS USA
James Hetzel; Hackensack University Medical Center
Michael Jardim; Nokia
Dana McMahon; Novo Nordisk Inc.
Jeff Sipos; ProSight Specialty Insurance
Iveta Wentink; TOTE, Inc.

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