October 26, 2017
Last night, Sills Cummis & Gross received the YMCA Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence at the Newark YMCA’s Leaders and Legends Gala. This annual event supports scholarships for local students and Y programs for children and families in need. Joseph L. Buckley, Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department, accepted the award on behalf of the Firm. Mr. Buckley has been involved with the Newark YMCA in various capacities since 2003, including serving on its Board of Trustees and Chair of the Leaders and Legends Dinner Committee.
The other honorees were:
Senator Cory Booker – The Robert Wilson Trailblazers Award
Real Estate Developer Adenah Bayoh – The Sir George William Founders Award
Dr. Diane Hill, Assistant Chancellor at Rutgers University-Newark – Chairman's Award
Sills Cummis & Gross, a full-service corporate law firm, is one of the preeminent and largest law firms in New Jersey. Since its humble beginnings in 1971 in a converted three-story brownstone residence on 23 Fulton Street in Newark to its current headquarters at The Legal Center in Newark, the Firm has earned an outstanding reputation. The Firm’s client roster ranges from Fortune 500 to emerging growth and foreign corporations doing business in the U.S. Sills Cummis & Gross is more than just a law firm – the Firm’s lawyers believe they have a responsibility not only to their clients, but also to the community. Many of them spend countless hours serving on non-profit boards, working for non-profit organizations as committee members and fund-raisers, and providing pro bono legal assistance.