Daniel Guadalupe, a Member of the Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will be an honoree at the Selective Corporate Internships Program (SCIP) annual gala at Battery Gardens in New York City on April 19.
Guadalupe will be receiving SCIP’s 2016 “Partnership Award” for his dedication to the organization. He has been a regular lecturer, mentor, fundraiser, and advisor to SCIP.
SCIP is a non-profit board that runs programs for at-risk youth of all races and ethnicities in New York City. High school students are placed in corporate environments and internships which boost self-esteem and put them on a path of academic and career success. SCIP has been sponsored by The New York Times, the United Federation of Teachers, J.P. Morgan Chase, Microsoft, Thompson Reuters, and former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker.
Guadalupe represents clients in commercial litigation with a specialty in business disputes, construction, professional liability, arbitrations, will and trust litigation, and international disputes. He also oversees the firm’s IT Department and counsels management on IT policies, initiatives, and infrastructure.
Guadalupe is on the exclusive roster of construction arbitrators of the American Arbitration Association and is an arbitrator for the International Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, France. He also served on the Supreme Court of New Jersey Disciplinary Oversight Committee and Lawyers Advisory Committee to the Federal Courts, and was a member of the Merit Selection Panel for Selection of U.S. Magistrates, the Local Federal Rules Revision Committee, and the District XIII Ethics Committee for the Office of Attorney Ethics.
Guadalupe started his career as a Government Law Associate at Riker Danzig, working with former Commissioner of Transportation and Republican lobbyist John Sheridan. Together with Sheridan, he represented former Governor Tom Kean in election law issues and litigation, including a successful New Jersey Supreme Court case, regarding election expenditure limits. As General Counsel for the Hispanic National Bar Association for two different Presidents, he helped lead efforts to lobby for appointment of a Hispanic to the Supreme Court and met with U.S. Senators and White House staff regarding said appointment. Guadalupe was appointed by Governor Christie in 2011 to serve as an advisor to the New Jersey Hispanic Center for Policy & Research until 2013.
Guadalupe earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. from Columbia College (President Barack Obama’s graduating class).