Connell Foley partner Karen Painter Randall was chosen by New Jersey Law Journal for recognition in its special magazine, Women and Minorities in the Legal Profession . This annual issue features high-achieving women and minority lawyers at New Jersey law firms, at corporate legal departments and in government.
Ms. Painter Randall is one of only 50 individuals selected for this honor. Selection criteria included: length of practice, demonstrated acumen in their field, success in making law, recognition as an authority, peer recognition, merit based memberships, bar association leadership and a demonstrated record of public service and pro bono activities.
Ms. Painter Randall joined Connell Foley in 1986 and currently serves as co-chair of the Professional Liability Litigation Practice Group.
Connell Foley announced that Steve Barnett has joined the firm as counsel in its Roseland, NJ office. Mr. Barnett's practice focuses on occupational and environmental health law as well as environmental law. Previously, Mr. Barnett served as counsel - health, safety & environment for the British specialty chemicals concern Elementis, where he had global responsibilities for litigation, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, real property and regulatory compliance.