ROSELAND, N.J./November 18, 2011 -- As part of New Jersey Business magazine's November issue, the "Leading With Vision" feature highlights law firms' managing partner and the impact of this key position, and how integral a skillful manager is to building a respected, long-lasting firm. Connell Foley Managing Partner Michael X. McBride and others at leading New Jersey law firms were spotlighted.
McBride's profile provides insight into his leadership of the over-110 attorneys and highlights how he continues the firm’s hands-on approach to providing cost-effective legal representation. Among the practice areas Connell Foley attorneys cover are litigation, real estate, environmental, trusts and estates, class actions, professional liability, construction, labor and employment, corporate, and ADR matters, with significant landmark cases and contributions to the rebirth of the Jersey City waterfront and downtown Atlantic City.
McBride carries forth the culture and the collegial atmosphere the firm was established on, and maintains loyalty to the people who work at Connell Foley. Despite challenging economic conditions from 2008-2010, he preserved staff and attorney levels; he restructured the firm’s Executive Committee, appointing younger partners and women into leadership positions. The firm had one of its most successful years in 2010.