FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2021
The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (HBA-NJ) congratulates our 39th President, Julia López, for being named to the highly coveted NJBIZ Law Power 50. As noted by NJBIZ, the Law Power 50 “are the best problem solvers the state has to offer.” We could not agree more. HBA-NJ President, Reynold Lambert, remarked: “I am not the least bit surprised to see Julia receive such a distinguished honor. She is a role model and an influential leader on both a state and national level. During her Presidency, Julia’s vision and fierce advocacy propelled the HBA-NJ to new heights. I know she brings that same leadership, passion, and dedication to her practice. Her clients value her innovative and creative problem solving abilities, as do we. We congratulate Julia on this amazing achievement, and look forward to celebrating many more in the years to come.”
Julia is a Partner in Reed Smith’s Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the areas of products liability litigation and commercial litigation. She is the firm’s nationwide partner chair for the Hispanic/Latinx business inclusion group known as UNIDOS. From 2018 to 2019, Julia served as the HBA-NJ’s 39th President. She currently serves as the Hispanic National Bar Association National Finance Director, where she is helping to implement initiatives for Latinx attorneys and students, the community, and its strategic partners. She leads a team of lawyers and professionals nationwide tasked with communicating with the bar’s supporters and sponsors to ensure the sustainability of the HNBA.
About The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
Founded in 1980, the HBA-NJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit association that is comprised of attorneys, judges, law professors, law students, and other professionals who share a common interest in addressing the issues affecting Hispanics within the legal community.
The purpose of the Association is to serve the public interest: (i) by cultivating the art and science of jurisprudence, (ii) by advancing the standing of the legal profession, and (iii) by preserving high standards of integrity, honor, and professional courtesy among Hispanic lawyers.
Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
P.O. Box 25562, Newark, NJ 07101