Former HR Director Donatella Verrico Tapped for Position
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lowenstein Sandler is pleased to announce the promotion of Donatella
Verrico to Chief Human Resources Officer. She has been with the Firm for
15 years and most recently served as Director of Human Resources.
As a leader in the strategic planning process, Ms. Verrico plays a
pivotal role in organizational initiatives that drive efficiency, with
an eye towards supporting the Firm brand, while encouraging loyalty and
innovation from within. Leveraging her strong aptitude for connecting
individual, team, and business needs, and building upon the Firm’s
strong commitment to diversity, she works on many fronts throughout the
organization to ensure that individuals and affinity groups, like the
Women’s Initiative and LGBTQ Alliance, continue to thrive.
”Donatella is a real Lowenstein Sandler success story and demonstrates
the commitment of the Firm to the professional development of all of our
employees. She is admired and respected by all with whom she works and
we are confident that she will do an outstanding job leading our
dedicated HR team,” said Gary Wingens, Chairman and Managing Partner.
Ms. Verrico began her history with Lowenstein working with the former
Chair of Lowenstein’s Employment Law Practice Group, where she gained
valuable insights into policy and procedure. After a short stint
establishing the HR function at a local New Jersey firm, she returned to
the Firm’s human resources department, amassing extensive experience in
all aspects of HR including employee relations, benefits, recruitment,
training and development, compliance, and retention.
“Working for a firm that provides a supportive and passionate
environment, where individuals are respected and recognized for their
contributions, is instrumental to success,” says Ms. Verrico.
“Lowenstein Sandler provides just that environment. As evidenced by
awards won year-over-year, including Working Mother/Flextime Attorneys
50 Best Law Firms for Women, NJ Business Industry Association Top 25
Large Companies, and NJ BIZ Best Places to Work in NJ, Top 25
Companies, we are positioned for success each and every day.”
Ms. Verrico received her B.A. from Montclair State University, magna
cum laude, and is a certified SPHR and SHRM-SCP professional. She
holds a Paralegal Certification and a Certificate of Advanced Standing
in Secondary Education. While passionate about her work in human
resources, Ms. Verrico is equally passionate about her volunteer work
for Holy Family School, a private grammar school in Florham Park, where,
as co-lead of the Marketing and Steering Committee, she is responsible
for corporate fundraising, marketing events and strategies, and
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