Sills Cummis & Gross’ Grace Byrd Named Leader of the Bar

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 11:25

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.”

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. Byrd also conducts in-house harassment investigations, drafts and updates personnel policies and employment handbooks, and drafts and negotiates separation agreements and employee contracts.