When Ocean State Job Lot (OSJL), owner of 150 major retail outlets and many shopping centers throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, envisioned a condominium model as a way to monetize its real estate investments, the company turned to Cozen O’Connor for help.
Jennifer represents both sponsor-developers of condominiums (condos) and cooperatives (co-ops), as well as condo, co-op, and community association boards. Additionally, she has represented owners, investors, borrowers, and lenders in commercial and residential real estate transactions, including leasing, licensing agreements, landlord and tenant matters, acquisitions and dispositions, crisis management, and other dispute and resolution matters relating to real estate. Jennifer also has experience advising debtors, creditors, and other interested parties related to distressed and insolvency situations both in and out of court.
In addition to practicing law in private practice, Jennifer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Victor Marrero for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Tufts University and she earned her law degree, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While in law school, she was the notes editor of Cardozo Law Review, received the Cardozo Dean’s Merit Award and was a semi-finalist in the Regional ABA Client Competition.