Biography

Jen focuses her practice in Business/Corporate Law and uses her background in formal opinion writing as a Senior Assistant Attorney General at the office of the Ohio Attorney General to the benefit of her clients. Her experience in research, memoranda and brainstorming legal theories helps Jen create policies and processes that aid her business clients with compliance with state laws and regulations.

Business, Mergers + Acquisitions

Jen lends her legal counsel to businesses during all stages of their life cycle in order to meet a variety of legal needs. From entity selection and initial formation, structuring and corporate governance, and capital raising and other fundraising, Jen brings her extensive legal writing experience to the negotiation and drafting of general contracts, internal policies and processes, statements of work, service agreements, operating agreements, licensing agreements, confidentiality agreements and more. She also plays an important role as part of our M+A team in both buy- and sell-side transactions through drafting of documents and due diligence management.

Technology Licensing

As part of her work with licensing agreements and contacts, Jen assists businesses with IT vendor agreements and software licensing. Navigating the complexities and jargon of tech-based agreements, Jen helps clients contract with vendors that not only provide critical services and valuable business solutions, but also work together to innovate and develop new solutions. To these ends, she advises and negotiates on scope and terms, and also drafts and reviews contracts for Software as a Service agreements (SaaS), Platform as a Service agreements (PaaS), and others.

Practice Areas

Education

  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Cincinnati (B.B.A., 2006)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Special Honors

  • Ohio Attorney General All-Staff Pride Award (2018)

Reported Cases

  • Participated in numerous matters for the trustee in the Bernard L. Madoff SIPA litigation, including drafting and filing of applications, motions, actions and oppositions.

Charitable + Civic Involvement

  • Columbus Collegiate Academy, Board of Directors, former member
  • United Preparatory Academy, Board of Directors, former member