CIANJ Honors Norris McLaughlin for Best Practices

Posted on October 3rd, 2019

Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was honored by the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine at the 6th Annual Best Practices Conference on September 24 at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville.

“I want to thank CIANJ for acknowledging the continual efforts of Norris McLaughlin to achieve success on behalf of both its clients and its employees,” stated Charles A. Bruder, a Member of the firm and Co-Chair of its Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits Practice Group, who accepted the “Best Practices Award” on behalf of the firm. “Through the hard work and dedication of its management, attorneys, and staff, the firm remains committed to attaining excellence in an ever-changing legal landscape while always being cognizant of the importance of the personal aspects of its professional relationships.”

About the Conference

“Best Practices Awards” were given to companies and business leaders who were selected by a panel of judges assembled by CIANJ. This year’s panel included Dale Caldwell, Executive Director of the FDU Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Robert Stramara, COO of the New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program; Dean Paranicas, CEO of the Healthcare Institute of New Jersey; and Anthony Russo, President of CIANJ.

COMMERCE Magazine Editor Miles Epstein asked business executives to share thoughts on how they measure and achieve peak performance as a company, and what is the secret behind their success. Their comments, along with the firm’s, were compiled into the “Best Practices Guide.” This year’s edition contains advice from Chief Executive Officers, managing partners, and business owners, and comments from industry leaders who were showcased in earlier issues of COMMERCE Magazine.

More than 150 executives participated in the conference, which saluted innovation in the workplace. Speakers included Dr. Anthony Iacono, President of County College of Morris, and Audrey Murphy, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Hackensack Meridian Health.

About Norris McLaughlin

Norris McLaughlin has also been named a “Champion of Good Works” as one of the “Companies that Care” by COMMERCE Magazine. Since 1953, the firm has continued to grow, remembering its culture and values. Once a humble two-man practice on Main Street in Somerville, New Jersey, Norris McLaughlin has remained a firm committed to client service, its community, and its employees. The firm and its attorneys have historically been committed to the communities where clients live and do business.

Norris McLaughlin is a full-service, mid-sized regional law firm of 130+ attorneys with main offices located in Bridgewater, NJ, New York, NY, and Allentown, PA. For more information, including a full practice area listing and attorney biographies, please visit

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