Justice Virginia Long Honored at MIDJersey Chamber’s Women Leaders Matter LuncheonOctober 15, 2014 – Press Releases
Virginia Long, former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice and current counsel in the Princeton office of Fox Rothschild LLP, will be featured at the second installation of the Women Leaders Matter series.
The luncheon, sponsored by the MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce, aims to help ambitious professional women discover their own internal power and assist others in realizing their potential. It will be held on October 28th at the Stone Terrace in Hamilton, NJ.
A respected member of the New Jersey bar for more than 40 years, Justice Long was appointed to the state’s high court in 1999. After serving as a trial and appellate court judge for 23 years and on the New Jersey Supreme Court for 12 years, Justice Long retired at the mandatory retirement age of 70 in March 2012.Justice Long devotes much of her time to public service issues. She is a member of the Advisory Committee on Judicial Conduct; the New Jersey Law Revision Commission and serves on the Board of Legal Services of New Jersey and Centurion Ministries, a Princeton-based organization dedicated to finding justice for wrongly imprisoned and factually innocent individuals.She was recently appointed to the Supreme Court Special Committee on Attorney Ethics to study the new ABA rules on professional conduct and also spearheads the firm’s pro bono efforts in New Jersey.
At Fox, Justice Long devotes her efforts to assisting clients with ethics and appellate matters, corporate governance and governmental integrity investigations and to serving as a mediator and arbitrator providing dispute resolution alternatives.
With more than 40 female attorneys in Fox’s New Jersey offices, the firm takes pride in the fact that our female attorneys reinvent, redefine and reinvigorate the practice of law through creative solutions to today’s most complex business and legal challenges.