GALLAGHER & KENNEDY ASSOCIATE LAURA E. ANTONUCCIO
ELECTED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR PHOENIX DAY
PHOENIX, Ariz. (September 26, 2014) – The law firm of Gallagher & Kennedy announced today that associate Laura E. Antonuccio has been elected to serve on the board of directors for Phoenix Day.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary in November 2015, Phoenix Day is the oldest, continuously operating early childhood education and youth development center in Arizona. It provides affordable education and childcare options for children from low income families. Phoenix Day also offers after school and summer programs as well as preventative health services for Valley families. In her role with the board of directors, Ms. Antonuccio will serve on the governance committee, assist with human resource matters and review corporate documents and personnel policies.
Ms. Antonuccio has been a reading volunteer for Phoenix Day since 2013 through her participation in the Valley of the Sun United Way’s Million Minutes Reading Challenge with Gallagher & Kennedy’s Professional Women’s Group. “Working with Phoenix Day is a wonderful opportunity to combine my legal skills and early childhood teaching experience in service to my community,” said Antonuccio, who taught pre-kindergarten prior to attending law school.
Ms. Antonuccio is a member of the Administrative Law Section of the State Bar of Arizona, a member of the University of Nebraska College of Law’s Young Alumni Council, and a Legal Advice Clinic volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul Volunteer Lawyers Program. In 2014, she was recognized as a Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Star in government contracts.
Ms. Antonuccio is an associate practicing in the areas of commercial litigation, public bidding and procurement and employment and labor law. She earned her J.D., with distinction, from the University of Nebraska and her B.A., cum laude, from Cornell College.