Rose DaSilva, of counsel, has extensive experience in a wide range of state and federal commercial litigation and transactional matters. She specializes in contract, employment and environmental law. In addition to her practice, Rose serves as a mediator for New Jersey’s court system.
She practiced at a large New Jersey firm until she moved to public service as general counsel to the Essex County (NJ) Improvement Authority.
Rose has long been an active advocate in the community. She was the legal coordinator for the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter Legal Advocacy Project, implementing legal training and supervision of more than 90 volunteer attorneys for the pro bono representation of battered women.
Rose also founded and was president of the Portuguese Bar Association of New Jersey. She speaks Spanish to better serve some of her clients.
- Rutgers University School of Law–Camden, J.D., 1990
- Rutgers University, B.A., Economics, 1987
- New York, 2006
- New Jersey, 1990
- Pennsylvania, 1990
- U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991
Honors and Awards
- Chief Justice Richard J. Hughes Award, Rutgers University School of Law
- American Bar Association
- New Jersey Bar Association
- Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter Legal Advocacy Project, legal coordinator, 1992-1995
- Board of Adjustment, Borough of North Caldwell, member, 2010-present
- Volunteer, Law and Education Empowerment Project (LEEP)