The Professional Personnel Department is responsible for the administration of all attorneys and paralegals. Its goal is to recruit and develop the best attorneys, summer associates and law clerks to assist McCarter & English in better serving its clients. The department also recruits, develops and manages paralegals, paralegal assistants and file clerks to provide the highest quality support in all practice areas.
The Professional Personnel Department engages in all of the following:
- Attorney recruitment
- The Summer Associate Program
- Associate review process
- CLE coordination and ongoing professional development
Christine Lydon has been with McCarter & English since 2003. Her practice focused on all aspects of complex commercial litigation in Federal and State Courts in New Jersey and New York. She has been involved in cases involving complex fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence. Christine is also experienced in securities fraud class action litigation, internal corporate investigation, and closely held corporate shareholder disputes.
Christine is a member of McCarter’s Women’s Initiative Steering Committee, which presides over the policies that have led to McCarter receiving Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. Additionally, Christine is a member of McCarter’s Diversity Committee.