Stuart Alderoty has succeeded Linda Willett (Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ) as the Chair of Rutgers Law School Center for Corporate Law and Governance.

Mr. Alderoty is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of CIT Group Inc. He is the Chief Legal Officer, responsible for overseeing all legal, corporate governance and insurance risk management matters for CIT and its operating groups. Alderoty serves on the board of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, a not-for-profit association that advocates for the expanded hiring, retention and promotion of minority attorneys in corporate law departments and the law firms that serve them. Mr. Alderoty received his JD from Rutgers Law School –Newark, and his BA from Rutgers University – New Brunswick.

“We greatly appreciate Linda Willett’s dedicated leadership to the Center during her tenure as founding Advisory Board Chair and her continued service on the Advisory Board.  And we look forward to working with Stuart Alderoty as he takes over the helm,” says Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Corporate Law and Governance, Doug Eakeley.