Barbara Sellinger is the Co-Chair and General Counsel for Arts Horizons. Previously, she was the General Counsel for Kamine Development Corp, the Group Vice President, Enterprise Labor and Employment Law at Wyndham Worldwide, Chief Legal Officer, Labor and Litigation Counsel at American Standard and Chief Labor and Litigation Counsel at RJR Nabisco. Early in her career, she worked for the National Labor Relations Board Division of Judges and the U.S. Department of Labor. She previously worked as an associate at the labor and employment law firm of Grotta, Glassman and Hoffman and in the employment law group of the law firm Cohen Shapiro. She was a partner at the labor and employment law firm of Epstein Becker and Green. Ms. Sellinger received her bachelor’s, Magna Cum Laude/Phi Beta Kappa/Phi Kappa Phi from Syracuse University, her master’s, from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and her law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University, where she was awarded a dean’s fellowship.
Her memberships, affiliations and awards include: Board Member, Horizons Newark 2013-present; 2012 Boy Scouts of America Tribute to Women Award; 2009 Corporate Sector NJ Women Lawyer Association Women’s Initiative and Leaders in Law Platinum Award; American Cancer Society, Board of Advisors Member, Northwest NJ Region 2012-present; American Cancer Society, Chair, Starry Night Gala, 2010-present; American Cancer Society, Executive Committee, Annual Golf Classic-2010-present; NJPAC, Committee Member Vanguard Committee, 2012-present; ArtsHorizons, Trustee 2009-present; New Jersey Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Board Member-2012-2013; American Corporate Counsel Association, Former Board Member (1994-1995); New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association, Former President (1993-1995), and Former Board Member 1993-2013; New Jersey State Bar Association, Former President of Young Lawyers Division, Former Member of the Board of Trustees (1983-1984); NYU School of Law, Center for Labor and Employment – Former Advisory Board Member (2001-2003); Atlantic Legal Foundation, Former Advisory Board Member; United Way, Morris County, Former Executive Board Member (1995); Special Olympics of New Jersey, Former Board Member (1999); Metropolitan Corporate Counselor, Former Advisory Board Member; Family Services, Morris County, Former Co-Chair – Ball Fundraising Committee; Embrace the Kids, Former Board Member and Advisory Board Member; Hamilton Farm Golf Club, Former Treasurer and Tournament Chair and President.