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Associate

Jennifer is an associate with the firm and practices primarily in the areas of complex civil and commercial litigation. She represents insurers in complex coverage disputes involving allegations of bad faith and unfair claim settlement practices. Jennifer also represents financial institutions in commercial and consumer litigation ranging from complex foreclosures and construction disputes to evictions and other real estate matters. Jennifer also works on insurance defense matters.

Jennifer is a 2016 graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law. During law school, Jennifer was the commentary editor of the Connecticut Law Review. She was awarded the UConn Law School Foundation Board Merit Scholarship as well as the CALI Excellence Award in American Racial Slavery and American Law. Jennifer interned with the UConn School of Law Low Income Tax Clinic, representing taxpayers in disputes with the Internal Revenue Service. In 2017, Jennifer won the Connecticut Law Review Alumni Award for having written the best student note. 



Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Central Florida, B.A.
  • University of Central Florida, M.F.A.
  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., with honors

Admitted to Practice

  • Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association

Publications/Speaking

  • Co-Author, “Trustee Issues: Is Managing Business Interests Worth It? Is Good Faith Really a Standard of Care? Is the New Tax Act Old Business?”, Proceedings: American Law Institute, Continuing Legal Education Program Study Materials, Representing Estate and Trust Beneficiaries and Fiduciaries, Chicago 2018
  • Co-Author, “Latent Liability: The Investment Management Agreement Lurking in the File”, Proceedings: American Law Institute, Continuing Legal Education Program Study Materials, Representing Estate and Trust Beneficiaries and Fiduciaries, Boston 2017
  • Author, “A Feminist Approach to Incentivized Paternity Leave”, C. Hastings Women’s Law Journal, Volume 28, Issue 2, 2017
  • Author, “Immoral Legislation and Tax Benefits for Expat Corporations”, Connecticut Law Review, Volume 48, Issue 5, July 2016
  • Author, “Proportional Union or Paper Confederacy?”, Connecticut Law Review, Volume 48, Issue 2, December 2015

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