Roseland, New Jersey - July 5, 2016 - Connell Foley partner John D. Cromie was appointed to the Associate Member Council of the Associated Construction Contractors of New Jersey (ACCNJ).
ACCNJ is the recognized building, heavy, highway and utility chapter in New Jersey of the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), the oldest and largest construction association in the nation. ACCNJ members are responsible for billions of dollars in public and private construction projects annually and employee tens of thousands of skilled craft workers statewide. The Associate Member Council of ACCNJ works to provide feedback to members to help promote the organization to new contractor members, as well as associate members.
Mr. Cromie, who chairs Connell Foley’s Corporate & Business Law Group, advises Fortune 500 public companies, privately owned mid?cap enterprises and start-up ventures in the areas of corporate and business transactions, mergers and acquisitions, real estate and banking law. He works with companies across a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, specialty chemical and medical, and often serves as general outside counsel to many of these businesses. His corporate experience ranges from advising companies at their earliest stages to their ongoing operations and, when desired or required, the purchase or sale of a business. He also regularly advises on the purchase, sale, leasing and development of commercial real estate.
A member of Connell Foley’s Executive Committee, Mr. Cromie has spent his entire professional career with the firm. Prior to joining the firm, he completed a one-year clerkship with the Honorable Daniel J. O’Hern, Associate Justice, Supreme Court of New Jersey. He holds leadership positions with USLAW Network, Inc. and the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ), and was recently nominated to the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation. Mr. Cromie served three terms as an elected official while serving as a Borough Councilman in Allendale, Bergen County, New Jersey. He received his J.D. cum laude from Seton Hall University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.