Philip McGovern Receives Visionary Leadership Award from NJCU

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March 15, 2017 - Connell Foley LLP is extremely proud to announce that Philip F. McGovern Jr., Managing Partner of the firm, will receive the Visionary Leadership Award from New Jersey City University (NJCU) at the "Blueprint for Tomorrow" Gala on March 30. 

The “Blueprint for Tomorrow” Gala will benefit scholarship funds at NJCU, a four-year, public university with a student population of more than 8,400 undergraduate and graduate students. NJCU will also honor JPMorgan Chase & Co. with its Corporate Partnership Award for Elevating Workforce Development. Five real estate development firms -- Strategic Development Group, Claremont Construction Group Inc., Crossroads Companies, LLC, The Hampshire Companies, and KKF University Enterprises, LLC -- will also be recognized for their involvement in the creation of University Place, an anchor in the revitalization of Jersey City’s west side. 

As noted by NJCU, "Mr. McGovern has been a stalwart advocate for the NJCU School of Business Institute for Dispute Resolution (IDR) since its founding in 2015. He is a staunch supporter of student involvement in IDR programs at the University, as well as participation in international competitions relevant to negotiation and mediation of disputes in cross border commercial, investor-state, and general conflict resolution forums."

For more information, please see the attached press release from NJCU. You may also call 201-200-3196, email, or visit

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