General Counsel of the YearThe New Jersey Civil Justice Institute is thrilled to announce that our chief counsel, Alida Kass, is a finalist for NJBIZ’s General Counsel of the Year Award. The General Counsel of the Year Award honors the state’s most dynamic General Counsels and Chief Legal Officers.


It is hard to imagine what NJCJI would be without Alida. 2016 marks our 10th year of advocating for a civil justice system that treats all parties fairly and discourages lawsuit abuse, and we are doing so more effectively than ever thanks in a large part to Alida’s work.


As NJCJI’s voice in the State House, Alida has become known as an outspoken advocate for fairness and equal justice for all, which she is determined should include the business community. She has developed a reputation for being the go-to expert on what legal impact pending legislation will have on the business community. NJCJI has also expanded its work in the courts under Alida’s influence.


Alida will be recognized as a finalist during an awards breakfast and ceremony on May 19, which will be held at The Palace at Somerset Park. The award winners will be announced at the ceremony.