Jen represents clients in construction litigation, arbitration, and mediation on both public and private projects primarily in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. She has significant experience counseling transportation, utility, and highway contractors on issues that arise during projects, claim resolution, and litigation or arbitration of disputes not resolved on a project level. Additionally, Jen recently served as an arbitrator in a private arbitration of a homeowner’s claims regarding construction defects against a builder.
Jen also focuses on the unique issues that arise in green and sustainable projects, representing design professionals, owners, developers, solar providers, and contractors. She is active in various green building organizations where she regularly presents seminars.
Jen is an active member of the firm, frequently assuming leadership roles. She currently serves as the Cohen Seglias’ Associate Liaison, in which she discusses topics raised by associates for consideration by the Board, and is a member of the Women’s Initiative. Jen was a mentor in the firm’s Summer Associate Program and previously served as co-editor-in-chief of the firm’s newsletter, Construction in Brief.
Before joining the firm, Jen was with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Division of Law in the Transportation, Construction and Condemnation Section. In this role, she reviewed bids for Department of Transportation construction projects, participated in bid protests, drafted appellate briefs, and reviewed contracts. She also litigated delay and design defect claims involving the Department of Transportation and the Department of Treasury, Division of Property Management and Construction.
Jen previously clerked for The Honorable Edwin H. Stern, P.J.A.D. in the Appellate Division and Supreme Court of New Jersey.