Profile

Jennifer has extensive litigation experience, and practices in state, federal and administrative courts. She is skilled in all aspects of discovery, depositions, evidentiary hearings, motion practice, trial strategy, and has tried many cases to verdict. 

Representation of Health Care Providers
Jennifer has particular experience defending medical malpractice claims on behalf of hospitals, physicians, nurses, physician's assistants and other medical providers, and has obtained several favorable medical malpractice verdicts. She has also had great success resolving medical malpractice cases through dispositive motions.

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  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, 2021-2022
  • Rochester Business Journal Women of Excellence, 2021 
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2017-2020
  • The Daily Record Top Women in Law, 2016
  • New York Super Lawyers®
    • "Rising Star" 2013-2016
  • New York State Bar Association
    • NYSBA Task Force on COVID-19 Immunity and Liability
  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys 
  • Monroe County School Attorneys Association

  • Immunities in the Face of the COVID-19 Human Rights and Public Health Crisis, New York State Bar Association, June 30, 2020
  • Healthcare Compliance Legal Updates, Western New York Healthcare Association, Virtual Compliance Meeting, April 28, 2020
  • Field Trips 101: Staying Inside the Law When Outside the Classroom, Monroe County School Boards Association Labor Relations Meeting, November 28, 2018
  • How to Successfully Handle Student Discipline Matters in Your School District, Monroe County School Boards Association Fall Law Conference, September 27, 2018

  • Bond Schoeneck Deputy Manager On Rochester Office PlansLaw360, January 12, 2022 
  • Quoted in "COVID-19 Sparks Innovation in Networking Opportunities for Women," Rochester Business Journal, March 22, 2021
  • "COVID-19 Vaccinations: Can Private Sector Employers Require Employees To Be Vaccinated?," nsyba.org, February 4, 2021

  • The Harley School, Health Advisory Board, 2020 - Present
  • The Harley School, Board of Trustees, 2020 - Present
    • Member of Executive Committee, 2021 - Present
  • Sarah Clark for Assembly, Campaign Treasurer, 2020
  • Planned Parenthood of Central and Western NY, Board of Directors, 2017 - Present
    • Vice-Chair and Governance Committee Chair, 2019 - Present
    • Secretary and Governance Committee Chair, 2018
  • ROC Women Forward, Co-Founder, 2017 - Present
    • Non-partisan PAC dedicated to supporting and empowering women in the greater Rochester community to run for local and state office
  • Churchville Soccer Club, Coach, 2016 - 2019
  • Federal Employees Parents Association, Board of Directors, 2011 - 2016 
    • Board President, 2014 - 2016
  • Chili Soccer Association, Coach, 2010 - 2016
  • Planned Parenthood of Maryland, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2010