NJ Senate Confirms Szaferman Lakind Partner Janine Bauer to Gateway Development Commission

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Janine Bauer was nominated to the Gateway Development Commission by Governor Phil Murphy.

Szaferman Lakind Partner Janine Bauer was confirmed by the New Jersey State Senate to the Gateway Development Commission. Governor Phil M. Murphy released the confirmation in a statement on December 17, 2020.

Janine was nominated by Governor Murphy to be one of the New Jersey representatives on the Gateway Development Commission in October 2019. The Gateway Development Commission is responsible for the oversight of the Hudson Tunnel Project and the Portal Bridge North replacement over the Hackensack River.

Janine will join Dr. Balpreet Grewal-Virk and the interim Chair of the Gateway Development Corporation Jerry Zaro, as New Jersey’s representatives. Along with representatives from New York, appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and a representative from Amtrak, they will report on the progress of the Gateway Program to the respective governors.

“With the confirmations of Janine Bauer and Dr. Balpreet Grewal-Virk by the Senate today, the bi-state Gateway Development Commission can now fully embark on its mission to oversee and deliver the Gateway Program, including the Hudson Tunnel Project, which is without question the nation’s most urgently needed infrastructure project” commented Governor Phil Murphy in his statement released on Thursday. “Both Janine and Balpreet will bring a high degree of professionalism and integrity to an already talented group of individuals who are equally committed to seeing this milestone through completion.”

Janine has been successfully representing clients in transportation, infrastructure and environmental matters for over 30 years. Janine started Szaferman Lakind’s transportation and infrastructure practice in 2003 to help firms, local governments and individuals involved in transportation issues achieve their goals. Janine also practices land use, zoning, redevelopment and historic preservation law.

Founded in 1977, Szaferman Lakind is a full-service, Martindale-Hubbell™ AV-Preeminent® law firm that was listed among U.S. News & World Report’s™ Best Law Firms® from 2014 through 2021.* Based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Szaferman Lakind has 35+ attorneys who provide legal representation to businesses, investors, professionals, families and individuals in several areas, among them family law, general and commercial litigation, personal injury, estate and business planning and business law. To contact Szaferman Lakind please call 609.275.0400 or visit http://www.szaferman.com.

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