Mayor Wilda Diaz today appointed Arlene Quinones Perez as the city attorney of the City of Perth Amboy.
Quinones Perez of Clinton is a partner in the firm of DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP. Quinones Perez will be the first woman and first Latina to serve in that capacity for the City of Perth Amboy.
“She will do a great job for the City of Perth Amboy,” Diaz told PolitickerNJ.
Quiñones Perez is the Secretary for Latinas United for Political Empowerment Political Action Committee (LUPEPAC).
“Arlene’s professional credentials are impeccable. She has demonstrated her commitment to maintaining the highest standards in her profession. Serving in this role will elevate the status of women in public service. We are thrilled by her appointment and commend Mayor Diaz for having the courage to do what is best for her beloved Perth Amboy and for women,” said Noemi Velazquez, chair of LUPE PAC.