At a special event Friday, NJBIZ announced its winners of the General Counsel of the Year awards. These awards honor New Jersey’s best general counsels and chief legal officers, who are making a difference for their companies and the state as a whole.
With legal issues continually affecting the business community, these top-notch legal minds continue to play vital roles in the corporate world, and NJBIZ is proud to honor the best of the best.
Healthcare Organization – WINNER
David Mebane, RWJBarnabas Health
Healthcare Organization – FINALISTS
David De Simone, CentraState Healthcare System
Tracy Hubbell, Prime Healthcare Management, Inc.
Donna Michael-Ziereis, AtlantiCare Health System, a Member of the Geisinger Health System
Nonprofit or Government Organization – WINNER
Melissa Wheatcroft, Rowan University
Nonprofit or Government Organization – FINALISTS
Christine Baker, NJ Transit Corporation
Melissa Hager, Isles, Inc.
Diana Jeffrey, Jersey City Redevelopment Agency
Alida Kass, New Jersey Civil Justice Institute
Private Company with annual revenues over $500 million – WINNER
Anne Baretz, Crestron Electronics, Inc.
Private Company with annual revenues over $500 million – FINALISTS
Emily Wolf, Kushner Companies
Private Company with annual revenues up to $500 million – WINNER
Eric Gross, Vitals
Private Company with annual revenues up to $500 million – FINALISTS
John Bonelli, Citrin Cooperman
William A. Brandt Jr., Berkeley College
Richard Crooker, Advance Realty
Arlene Hong, Amazon, Quidsi
John Mauro, FinPro, Inc.
Michael A. Ochs, Hollister Construction Services, LLC
Djenaba Parker, Red Bull New York
Charles H. Sarlo, DMR Architects, PC
Public Company – WINNER
Kimberly MacKay, Novartis Business Services