Congratulations to Principal Kerri A. Wright for Being Named by New Jersey Law Journal as a "Women Lawyers of the Year" Honoree


Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. ("Porzio") is proud to announce principal Kerri A. Wright was named one of New Jersey Law Journal's (NJLJ) "Women Lawyers of the Year."  

In a special edition of the NJLJ, Kerri shared the best advice she ever received, "Some days you can be the best lawyer and can devote all your time and attention to that. And some days, you can be the best daughter, sister, mother, or spouse, but you can't be all those things every day.… And that's okay." 

Kerri Wright is a principal of Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. and a member of the firm's Litigation Practice Group, where she co-chairs the Education and Employment Team. She focuses her practice in the areas of education law and employment law, specifically in the representation of management in employment counseling and employment litigation. Kerri has successfully defended management in litigation, including class-action wage and hour lawsuits, and has handled numerous state and federal investigations and internal investigations by management into allegations of employee wrongdoing.

Kerri has significant experience representing and counseling school boards, charter schools, private schools, and colleges in various areas. She is one of the leading attorneys in reconfiguring school districts, including the creation and dissolution of regional school districts and the creation and termination of sending-receiving relationships.

As an elected member of the Chester Board of Education in Morris County, Kerri is serving her fifth term. She serves as the Board President and Chair of the Board's negotiation committee. Kerri received the New Jersey Board Member of the Year from New Jersey School Boards Association for  2021-2022.

NJLJ's Women Lawyers of the Year honorees were selected for their impact on the legal profession at a law firm, in-house legal department, or government agency over the past two years. The NJLJ's selection process can be found at

No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.

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