Former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno as joined the prominent New Jersey law firm Connell Foley as a partner, according to an announcement by the firm this morning.
“Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno is an outstanding addition to Connell Foley,” said Managing Partner Philip F. McGovern Jr. “Kim is a person of exceptional substance and character. Her breadth of knowledge and experience as New Jersey’s first Lieutenant Governor combined with her passionate advocacy for businesses make her an invaluable member of our firm. Moreover, her years and results achieved as a federal and state prosecutor speak volumes about her legal ability. We are honored by her decision to join Connell Foley.”
Lt. Governor Guadagno will join four Connell Foley practice groups – Corporate and Business Law, White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, and Corporate Compliance and Internal Investigations. Drawing on her extensive background in the public and private sectors, Lt. Governor Guadagno will provide strategic counsel to clients involved in complex civil, criminal, and regulatory litigation. She will also counsel clients on a wide range of local, state, and federal policy issues, economic development projects, and business matters.
“It was an easy decision to join Connell Foley,” said Lt. Governor Guadagno. “After eight years of public service as New Jersey’s Lieutenant Governor, I am eager to return to practicing law at one of the region’s most dynamic firms with an extraordinary group of dedicated and experienced professionals. I know that my years of experience at the state and federal levels, along with my deep involvement in the business community, will empower clients and contribute to Connell Foley’s continued growth.”
Guadagno will work in the firms Jersey City office.