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Cristina Diaz Salcedo



Cristina Diaz Salcedo is an associate in Connell Foley LLP’s Environmental Law Group, where she is an integral part of the team working on brownfield redevelopment, land use entitlement, redevelopment, wetland and environmental remediation projects.

Prior to joining the firm, Cristina was Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Paterson, NJ, where she negotiated and drafted contracts between the City, third-party contractors, and government entities. She also served as lead attorney for Paterson’s Historic Preservation Commission and assisted in public hearings related to land use and redevelopment.

Cristina served as a law clerk to the Honorable Radames Velazquez Jr. J.S.C., Hudson County Superior Court of New Jersey – Family Part. During law school, she was a member of the Child Advocacy Clinic and the Rutgers Law Record Journal.]

Cristina is fluent in Spanish.

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  • Honorable Radames Velazquez Jr. Judge of the Superior Court, Hudson County, Family Part


Rutgers University School of Law (J.D., 2020)

Florida International University (B.A., Political Science, Minor in International Relations, 2016)



  • Spanish
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