DMR’s General Counsel and Partner, Charles H. Sarlo, Esq. , was recently selected as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA).
He was recommended by NJEDA Chairman Larry M. Downes and confirmed by the Members of the Board.
At the NJEDA’s re-organization meeting, Charles was also appointed to Chair the Board’s Real Estate Committee, and to also serve on the Board’s Audit Committee, Policy Committee and Executive Committee. He is currently the longest serving NJEDA Board Member, having been appointed by Governor Codey in 2005 and re-appointed by Governor Corzine and Governor Christie.
“Charles has an incredible bandwidth, providing meaningful and insightful counsel to the DMR team and the NJEDA,” Lloyd Rosenberg, AIA, President and CEO, said. “We are incredibly proud and indebted to him for all he does for DMR and our clients.”
Charles has more than 30 years of legal and business experience including 17 years at DMR, where he leads corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives with an expertise in a broad spectrum of legal affairs of the corporation including contracts, insurance, risk management and employment. He also provides in-house counseling on land use and environmental issues and is leading the firm’s public-private-partnership initiative in opportunities under New Jersey’s recently adopted public-private-partnership law.
Charles, who is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York, received his Juris Doctorate from the Pace University School of Law where he served as the Editor-In-Chief of the Pace International Law Review. He also has an Environmental Law Certificate from Pace’s highly-ranked Environmental Law Program, an MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickenson University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.