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Christine Amalfe Named Among “Women Worth Watching”


September 22, 2010

Christine A. Amalfe, Chair of the Gibbons Employment Law Department and Co-Founder of the Gibbons Women’s Initiative, has been named one of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Women Worth Watching” for 2010. The annual “Women Worth Watching” feature highlights influential senior women executives from companies of all sizes across the country, showcasing their commitment and achievements. Ms. Amalfe is profiled in the September/October 2010 issue.

“Chris Amalfe has, by action and example, helped open doors for professional women throughout the legal and business communities,” says Patrick C. Dunican Jr., Chairman and Managing Director of Gibbons. “Profiles in Diversity Journal is the latest in a long list of publications and organizations to recognize her efforts.”

Ms. Amalfe’s selection for the “Women Worth Watching” feature was based on her many professional achievements as Chair of the firm’s Employment Department, with clients among best-known national and international companies. In addition, as Co-Founder of the Gibbons Women’s Initiative, winner of the prestigious 2009 Catalyst Award for advancement of women in the workplace, Ms. Amalfe has recommended many of the firm’s progressive programs and policies to retain and advance women professionals. Outside Gibbons, she helped execute and disseminate a groundbreaking New Jersey Council on Gender Parity research study addressing gender equity issues in legal profession.

About “Women Worth Watching”
By publishing the “Women Worth Watching” issue annually, Profiles in Diversity Journal emphasizes that embracing gender diversity in leadership positions is not just the “right thing to do,” but also a strategic business imperative for all organizations. Studies indicate that better leadership and performance result from having women in leadership positions. Executive women leaders are trailblazers and role models for their organizations, and the women featured each year are an inspiration to other women and the next generation of leaders. Women leaders bring a deep sense of passion and empathy to any organization.