Jennifer practices in the Labor and Employment Group and serves on the Firm’s Political Action Committee.
Jennifer represents public and private sector employers exclusively, providing advice and counseling to management on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour compliance, collective bargaining, discrimination and harassment.
Jennifer frequently conducts training for clients on such topics as discriminatory harassment, union avoidance, employee discipline and hiring & firing techniques. She also participates in several speaking engagements each year, having presented continuing legal education sessions through the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Jennifer serves as lead counsel in federal employment litigation matters, as well as state administrative proceedings. She represents management in unfair labor practice and representation proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and labor arbitrations. She frequently represents clients in federal and state court and before governmental agencies, such as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, National Labor Relations Board and Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board.
Jennifer joined the firm in 2003, after serving as Assistant Counsel to the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, where she advised the Board in matters pending before it and before Pennsylvania’s appellate courts.
Jennifer resides with her husband and children in Hampden Township.
Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Law Council, Chair
Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, President
Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania, Scholarship Committee
United Way Capital Region, Capital Club/Bronze Level; Bridges Society Leader and Women’s Leadership Circle
MS Leadership Class of 2011
Anne B. Anstine Excellence in Public Service Series, Class of 2014-2015
Dickinson College, B.A., 1996
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1999, Widener University Moot Court Honor Society International Environmental Moot Court Champion, 1999, Order of the Barristers
YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence Award Recipient, 2011
Lawyers on the Fast Track, 2014
Forty Under 40, 2014
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court – Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Eastern District of Wisconsin