October 17, 2012 - Fruqan Mouzon, a director in the Business and Commercial Litigation Department of Gibbons P.C., was installed as the 50th president of the Garden State Bar Association, the African-American Bar Association of New Jersey, on Wednesday, October 10, 2012. The installation and reception took place at the Law Center in New Brunswick.
The Garden State Bar Association assists African-Americans and other minorities in becoming effective elements of the judicial system. The organization’s mission is to improve the administration of justice, support initiatives to improve the economic condition of all individuals, and work to eliminate discrimination based on race and ethnicity. Mr. Mouzon hopes to take the organization to greater heights and build on the tremendous legacy of his predecessors.
“Fruqan’s new role with the GSBA is a testament to the respect he has earned in the New Jersey legal community and is an exciting opportunity for Fruqan and the firm to broaden diversity throughout the profession,” says Patrick C. Dunican Jr., chairman and managing director of Gibbons.
At Gibbons Mr. Mouzon practices business and commercial litigation. He has extensive legal experience in both the public and private sectors, including his most recent public sector service as an assistant counsel to New Jersey Governor Jon S. Corzine. In that post, Mr. Mouzon reviewed and advised the governor on legislation involving consumer affairs, education and civil rights, in addition to serving as the governor’s designee on the State House Commission and as project manager for the State’s search for a Newark Public School superintendent.