Crestron’s Anne Baretz Wins NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Award
May 19, 2017
Crestron, the global leader in commercial AV and meeting room technology, announced today the company's General Counsel, Anne Baretz, has won the 2017 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Award for the private companies with revenues over $500 million category.
Rockleigh, NJ – May 19, 2017 – Crestron, the global leader in commercial AV and meeting room technology, announced today the company's General Counsel, Anne Baretz, has won the 2017 NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Award for the private companies with revenues over $500 million category. The annual NJBIZ® news award program recognizes New Jersey's leading General Counsels, Chief Legal Officers and corporate compliance officers and their key achievements for the companies they work for.
Anne Baretz was born and raised in New Jersey. After earning a BA from Cornell University and a JD from the University of Pennsylvania, she proceeded to practice as a commercial litigator at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York and Porzio Bromberg & Newman in Morristown. She returned to New Jersey to raise her family, and is now proud to serve as Crestron’s General Counsel.
In a world of rapidly changing technology, Ms. Baretz has developed and expanded the role of Crestron’s legal department in a manner consistent with the company’s business needs and goals. She provides legal advice to company executives, and leads a talented group of attorneys responsible for varied legal matters. Due to Crestron’s leadership in innovation, the prosecution of patents and protection of Crestron’s intellectual property is a particular focus of Ms. Baretz and her team.
NJBIZ General Counsel of the Year Finalists and winners were chosen by an independent panel of judges and the honorees were selected based on a scoring system which measures; career successes, legal victories and achievements, professional services provided as well as community service. Winners were announced on May 19, 2017 at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ.
At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform.
Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.