Lawrence Powers, Co-Chair of the Construction Law Department, has been named a finalist in the Non-profit or Government Organization category in the 2015 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program for his work as Counsel to AIA-New Jersey, the professional organization that helps architects serve the public’s needs and builds awareness of the role of architects and architecture in American society. The award program, produced by NJBIZ, New Jersey’s premiere business news publication, is sponsored by Update Legal, Update Discovery, Gibbons P.C., Archer & Greiner P.C., K&L Gates, Princeton Legal Search Group, Hudson Reporting and Garfunkel Wild.
The General Counsel of the Year Awards program honors New Jersey’s standout General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers for the critical role they play in making their companies successful. Finalists were selected in six categories: Public Company with revenues up $1 Billion, Public Company with revenues over $1 Billion, Private Company with revenues up $500 Million, Private Company with revenues over $500 Million, Non-profit or Government Organization and Healthcare.
Finalists and winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges including: Dan Dunham, Jean Frydman, Faith Hochberg, Bill Farran and Pamela Craven. Honorees were selected using a scoring system based on: career successes, legal victories and achievements, professional services provided and community service.
The General Counsel of the Year Awards finalists will be recognized and the winners will be announced in each category during a breakfast awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at the Palace in Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ.
For more information about the NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Awards program or to reserve seats to the event, please visit www.njbiz.com/events or contact Erika Plateroti at firstname.lastname@example.org or (732) 246-5713.