Florham Park partner Helen Tuttle was named in Savoy Magazine’s list of the Most Influential Black Lawyers of 2015. The list is comprised of the “best of the best” of black lawyers that are partners within leading national law firms and also corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations.
As diversity and inclusion for legal professionals continues to grow, Savoy’s listing of “top lawyers” emerges with an influential cross section of legal professionals representing a diverse range of expertise with national and global responsibilities. Savoy’s press release explained that “Savoy focuses this issue on the top lawyers, showcasing visionaries, leaders and advocates – including partners and counsel – within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.”
Helen is co-chair of the firm's Diversity Committee and a member of the Women's Leadership Committee. A seasoned lawyer, she has defended clients in the financial services industry, retail, automotive, and other industries in employment and business disputes in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and before agencies. She is a member of the District XA Ethics Committee and is serving as Vice-Chair for the 2013-2015 term. She was appointed to the committee in 2011 by the New Jersey Supreme Court and charged with investigating ethics complaints against attorneys.
The full list of honorees is available in Savoy’s spring issue. To read more, click here.