Newark, N.J. – July 3, 2014 – Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to announce that Shareholder John D. Goldsmith was elected as chairman of the Board of the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, a nonprofit organization focused on improving the health of women and children in northern N.J.

Goldsmith, a shareholder in the firm’s Corporate Practice Group out of the Newark office, obtains over 30 years of experience counseling clients on business structural, corporate, contractual, merger and acquisition, real estate, tax and environmental matters. He represents individuals and family-held businesses, as well as large public and private organizations, acting essentially as an outside general counsel and business advisor. In addition, Goldsmith represents a number of nonprofit organizations on corporate and tax issues.

He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center and his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.

About the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

The Partnership, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health, is responsible for improving the health of women and children in the nine counties of northern NJ. The organization works with the twenty-five acute care hospitals in the northern part of the state, which deliver 53,000 (half) of the state’s births. The mission of the Partnership is to address gaps in pediatric and obstetric health. The majority of the Partnership’s programs are funded by competitive grants; currently, the staff members operate forty different programs to prevent illness and injury from occurring in women of childbearing age and children up to eighteen years of age.

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