Galit Kierkut Honored by Executive Women of New Jersey

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 13:49

Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce that Galit Kierkut, a Member of the Employment and Labor Practice Group, has been chosen as one of a select group of high-achieving women to be honored at the Executive Women of New Jersey’s “Salute to the Policy Makers” Awards Dinner to be held on May 5, 2016.  According to the Executive Women of New Jersey organization, it “will honor women who serve on corporate boards, are senior level officers of New Jersey corporations, or hold senior positions in other New Jersey institutions.”  The organization promotes the advancement of women to the highest levels of business, professions and government and provides scholarships to women seeking graduate degrees.

Ms. Kierkut litigates on behalf of and provides advice to her clients on issues such as restrictive covenants, harassment, employee accommodations, executive contracts and reductions in force, and is a frequent speaker and author on these issues.  She is an Executive Board Member and Past President of the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, an Executive Committee Board Member of the Labor and Employment Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and an active member of the National Association of Women Lawyers.  Ms. Kierkut is widely recognized for her legal abilities: she is listed inChambers USA®, The Best Lawyers in America® and was selected as one of the “The Top 100 Super Lawyers” in 2015-16 by New Jersey Super Lawyers®.    She was the recipient of the 2011 Professional Lawyer of the Year Award presented by the New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law and the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association.  Ms. Kierkut is a double graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.