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Sills Cummis & Gross' Grace Byrd Named a "New Leader of the Bar"

July 27, 2015

Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. is pleased to announce that Grace Byrd, an attorney in the Firm’s Employment & Labor Practice Group, has been selected for inclusion in the “New Leaders of the Bar” list published by the New Jersey Law Journal. Fifty lawyers are featured in this list and described as “represent[ing] a new wave of leadership in the New Jersey legal profession.”

Ms. Byrd’s practice focuses on representing corporate clients from a range of industries in connection with employment disputes before federal and state courts and agencies. In addition to her litigation practice, she frequently counsels management regarding the implementation of employment policies and personnel issues that arise in the workplace. She provides training to employees and management level personnel on various topics. Ms. Byrd also conducts in-house harassment investigations, drafts and updates personnel policies and employment handbooks, and drafts and negotiates separation agreements and employee contracts.

According to the New Jersey Law Journal, the criteria for selection is that they have “developed practice niches, amassed strong books of business, demonstrated leadership qualities, shown expertise in litigation or transactional work and committed themselves to pro-bono, charitable and professional volunteer work.”

(No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)