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The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey Congratulates Leidy Gutierrez for Being Selected to Receive the Hispanic National Bar Association Top Lawyers Under 40 Award

16 Mar 2022 5:08 PM | Arianna Mouré (Administrator)

The Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey (“HBA-NJ”) congratulates  Trustee at Large and friend, Leidy Gutierrez for being recognized by The Hispanic National Bar Association ("HNBA") prestigious 2022 “HNBA Top Lawyers Under 40” Awards.  This award honors exceptional attorneys from across the country, who have shown leadership skills, are commitment to the Hispanic community, and have proven excellence in the legal profession.   After a rigorous review process, only 40 of the best young Hispanic lawyers from across the nation were selected for this year’s award. 

Leidy J. Gutierrez is currently an Associate in Reed Smith LLP’s Princeton office and a member of the Financial Industry Group. Leidy’s practice focuses on Financial Services Litigation, representing financial institutions in individual and complex actions concerning banking and consumer finance issues in state and federal courts. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Leidy served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Bonnie J. Mizdol, Assignment Judge, Superior Court of New Jersey. Leidy serves as Director of CLEs for the HNBA, is a Latina Commissioner, and as Deputy Regional President for Region III, and is the Associate Chair of Reed Smith’s business inclusion group UNIDOS.

Tabatha L. Castro, President of the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, commented, “Ms. Gutierrez has been a long-standing member of our Board of Trustees and is an integral part of our team where she serves the Latino legal community in the State of New Jersey, and also nationally. She is a great role model for our young lawyers, and we are proud to work alongside her.” We congratulate Leidy Gutierrez on this award.


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

For press inquiries, please contact HBA-NJ Press Secretaries: Jessica Ramirez, Esq. at or Arianna Moure, Esq. at

For more information about the Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey, please visit our website at: or contact Tabatha Castro, Esq., HBA-NJ President, at







Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey

P.O Box 25562

Newark, NJ  07101


HBANJ is a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization

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