Jennifer represents a wide variety of clients in matters involving planning and zoning issues, public records and open meetings matters, annexation, public contracts, competitive bidding and construction issues. Jennifer also practices in the area of municipal finance, including negotiating economic development agreements and other public-private partnerships.
Jennifer serves as the law director for the City of Dublin where she represents the City in all facets of municipal law with an emphasis on development and land use matters. She is a frequent speaker for the Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association and the Ohio Municipal League.
The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, J.D., 1997
Marshall University, summa cum laude, B.B.A., 1994
United States District Court – Southern District of Ohio
Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars®, 2007
The Best Lawyers in America®, 2021-2022
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
American Bar Association
Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association
International Municipal Lawyers Association
American Planning Association
Ohio Planning Association
Ohio City Manager Association
The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio, Member
Leadership Columbus, Class of 2004, Member
“Facebook, Hashtags, and Tweets, Oh My! Combining Social Media and Local Government the Right Way,” Ohio State Bar Association, September 29, 2015, Columbus, Ohio
“Municipal Law – Changes and New Developments”, Ohio Municipal League 63rd Annual Conference, October 9, 2014, Columbus, Ohio.
“Adoption and Amendment of Zoning Ordinance and Map,”National Business Institute, Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law, October 7, 2014, Cincinnati, Ohio.
“Liability of Municipalities and Municipal Officials,” Ohio Municipal League, Newly Elected Council Seminar, March 2014.
“The Fundamentals of Economic Development Incentives,” Columbus Region Economic Development 411, moderator, December 6, 2013
“Sign Regulation Balance: Restrictive vs. Business Friendly,” Ohio Township Association, December 2, 2013
“Social Networking: Challenges for Municipalities,” Ohio Municipal League – OML Annual Conference, September 26, 2013
“Ohio Annexation Law,” Ohio Municipal Attorneys Association, July 2012
“Open Meetings and Public Records Law,” OML Newly Elected Council Members Seminar, March 2012
“Considerations for Impact Fees,” Ohio Planning Conference: Innovations in Planning, co-presenter, September 2007
July 29, 2021
April 24, 2019