Lauren Fenton-Valdivia was named chair of Bressler, Amery & Ross PC‘s diversity and inclusion committee.
As diversity chair, she will work with firm leadership on strategic diversity initiatives, programming and special events, career development and advancement programs and ongoing community outreach.
She was promoted to principal on Jan. 1 and has been with the firm’s business and commercial litigation group since 2014.
“Lauren has worked tremendously hard to distinguish herself in her career, and has demonstrated a deep commitment to the cause of diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, including as a board member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s minorities in the profession section,” said Bressler Managing Principal Frank Cuccio in a statement.
Valdivia’s practice includes handling a variety of complex litigation, including commercial disputes, employment litigation, professional liability and environmental matters for corporate clients in state and federal court in New Jersey and New York.