Lester Taylor Discusses School Law with New Jersey Athletic Directors

Posted March 15, 2022

  • Lester Taylor Discusses School Law with New Jersey Athletic Directors

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Lester Taylor is presenting at the DAANJ State Conference at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Taylor, Partner of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor and Chair of the firm’s Education Law Practice Group, will discuss School Law Updates for Athletics. His session, moderated by Brian Baumann, Voorhees High School Athletic Director, takes place 1:00 – 2:00 PM.

About DAANJ

The Directors of Athletics Association of New Jersey is the professional organization for New Jersey high school athletic administrators. The DAANJ works closely with the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association to promote interscholastic athletic programs in the state. Currently there are over 300 active high athletic directors and over 100 retired athletic directors who are registered as members of the DAANJ.

About Lester Taylor

Lester Taylor is a Partner at Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor. He represents counties, municipalities, and boards of education throughout New Jersey in matters related to general counsel services, litigation, labor, employment, and redevelopment. Lester served as Mayor of the City of East Orange, NJ, from 2014-2017. He has received numerous awards and recognition from various civic organizations and often volunteers to speak with students on the importance of education and developing leadership skills. Currently, Lester serves on the Board of Trustees of the Montclair State University Foundation, the Board of Three Doctors Foundation, the Board of the United Way of Greater Newark, the Board of Sustainable Jersey, and the Board of Jersey Water Works. Lester graduated from Montclair State University and Howard University School of Law.

About Florio Perrucci

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC was founded in 1996 by New Jersey Governor James Florio after leaving public office and Michael J. Perrucci, well known as a litigation trial attorney in numerous million dollar federal and state cases.  With offices in Phillipsburg, Cherry Hill, and New Providence in New Jersey; Bethlehem and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and New York City, the firm is recognized as one of the fastest-growing law firms in the Tri-State area. The firm successfully represents public and private sector clients with legal strategy, government advocacy, and business solutions.

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