ROSELAND, NJ (October 16, 2012) - USLAW NETWORK, an international organization of over 100 independent member law firms across the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Africa, has re-appointed Connell Foley Partner John D. Cromie to its Board of Directors, for an additional two-year term.
Managed by a 17-member elected Board of Directors, USLAW Network is an invitation-only national organization comprised of independent AV-rated law firms, including Connell Foley LLP. A rigorous review process ensures USLAW Network maintains its reputation for outstanding quality.
The announcement was made at the organization’s annual membership meeting at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, in Washington, D.C. Cromie was a featured speaker at the USLAW Fall 2012 Conference, at the Business Advisory Practice Group Education Track, covering the topic of “Succession Planning and Exit Strategies in the Sale of a Business.”
“As the legal landscape in the U.S. and around the globe adapts and changes, USLAW Network is well-suited to lead our industry, in resources, tools and education,” stated Cromie. “I am honored to be provided with the continued opportunity to serve with other distinguished leaders and talented litigators, who share my commitment to clients and to delivering meaningful service.”
Connell Foley attorneys have long participated as speakers, panelists and session moderators at various USLAW Network conferences and been appointed and re-appointed to significant leadership positions within the USLAW Network.
For over 24 years, Cromie has supported clients in the areas of real estate, corporate/business law, mergers and acquisition, and banking law. Chair of Connell Foley’s Corporate Law and Transactions Practice Group, he counsels a wide variety of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 public companies to privately owned mid-cap enterprises and start-up ventures. Cromie serves as outside General Counsel to numerous companies in a variety of industries including real estate, construction, manufacturing, specialty chemical, and medical.
USLAW NETWORK is an international organization composed of over 100 independent, defense-based law firms with nearly 6,000 attorneys covering the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe and Africa. Within the U.S-based firms, there are over 160 offices in 47 US states. An alliance with the Trans-European Law Firms Alliance (TELFA) gives clients access to 26 European law firms each representing its own jurisdictions. A similar relationship with ALN Limited enables USLAW to partner with 12 firms throughout Africa. USLAW NETWORK firms are experienced in commercial and business law, employment and labor law, litigation and other business-related areas of law. All firms have substantial trial experience. USLAW member firms provide legal representation to major corporations, captive insurance companies, and large and small businesses across the United States.