ROSELAND, N.J./October 17, 2007 -- John D. Cromie and Karen Painter Randall have all been named to leadership posts at USLAW Network. Mr. Cromie has been appointed Vice Chair of the Transactional practice group; Ms. Randall has been named Chair of USLAW Network’s Professional Liability practice by the organization’s board of directors. Mr. Cromie’s and Ms. Randall’s posts were announced at the organization’s annual membership meeting, which was held in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Cromie is a member of several Connell Foley practice groups, including Real Estate and Land Use and Corporate and Business Law. Before joining the firm, he was a law secretary to the Hon. Daniel J. O'Hern, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of New Jersey (1987-1988). Mr. Cromie has been an Adjunct Law Professor of Legal Writing and Research at Seton Hall University since 1991. He is the author of States May Selectively Authorize Regional Bank Holding Company Acquisitions, which appeared at 17 Seton Hall Law Review 106 (1987).
Ms. Randall serves as Chair of the firm’s Class Action Defense division. In addition, she is Co-Chair of the Professional Liability department. Ms. Randall also shares her expertise in the day-to-day management of Connell Foley – as a member of our Strategic Planning, Summer Associate and Law Clerk Selection, Long Range Planning, Business Development, Associate Mentoring, and Marketing Committees. In August, 2005, the New Jersey Law Journal listed Ms. Randall as a prominent leader among women and minority attorneys in the State of New Jersey.