Janine Bauer, a partner in the law firm of Szaferman Lakind in Lawrenceville, NJ, was nominated by Governor Phil M. Murphy to be one of the New Jersey representatives on the Gateway Development Commission. The Gateway Development Commission is responsible for the oversight of the Hudson Tunnel Project and the Portal Bridge North replacement over the Hackensack River.

Pending confirmation by the New Jersey Senate, Janine will join fellow nominee Balpreet Grewal Virk and the interim Chair of the Gateway Development Corporation Jerry Zaro, as New Jersey’s representatives. Along with representatives from New York, appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo and a representative from Amtrak, they will report on the progress of the Gateway Program to the respective governors.

“The commissioners we have chosen today represent a group of talented individuals of the highest integrity and professionalism who will provide meaningful oversight and accountability over this project of national importance,” Governor Phil Murphy said. “I look forward to working with our partners in New York to fully constitute the Board of the Gateway Development Commission so we can advance the important work of ensuring the safe and efficient mobility of our region’s residents and commuters.”

Janine has been successfully representing clients in transportation, infrastructure and environmental matters for over 30 years. Janine started our transportation and infrastructure practice in 2003 to help firms, local governments and individuals involved in transportation issues achieve their goals. Janine also practices land use, zoning, redevelopment and historic preservation law.