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Jennifer is a partner in Reed Smith's New York office. She works with companies and individuals to assist in reducing state tax liabilities and to eliminate risk of audit exposure.  Jennifer's practice focuses on New York State and City, New Jersey, and Connecticut issues. She excels at providing effective and practical counsel that meets the unique goals of each client. Through years of work in private practice and time spent with the New York City Department of Finance, Jennifer has learned the most effective strategies to both settle and litigate cases, and most importantly, when to pursue each avenue of resolution.


  • Yeshiva University, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2011, 法学博士, Taxation, Moot Court Honor Society; Deans Scholarship
  • University of Maryland, 2007, 理学学士, Finance, College Park Scholars - International Studies; Presidential Scholarship

  • 纽约
  • 新泽西州

  • New York State Bar Association, Tax Section
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation NYC Local Luncheon Group, Co-Chair
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation Sales Tax Symposium, Committee Member


  • Selected for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Tax: Business, 2018-2023. The Super Lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Notable Quotes

  • 10 January 2024 "NY Biz Tax Regs Offer Certainty, But Controversy May Follow" Law360
  • 14 April 2022 "Genzyme Royalty Payment Deductions Barred by New York Tribunal” Bloomberg Tax
  • 21 January 2021 “COVID-19 Is Causing Headaches Over Taxes”
  • 21 January 2021 “Uniformity Needed in State Teleworking Guidance, Practitioners Say” Tax Notes
  • 21 December 2020 “It’s Complicated: What Lawyers Need To Know About Taxes While Working Remotely”
  • 5 October 2020 "Leaving the Big City: Can You Leave Your Big Tax Bill Behind Too?" Tax Notes State 
  • 23 July 2020 “New York will Be Tougher on Audits Given Revenue Shortfalls” Tax Notes
  • 22 July 2020 “New York’s Taxes Will Stalk You Even If You Fled During Pandemic” Bloomberg Law: Tax
  • 10 January 2020 "New York Governor Pushes for Marijuana Legalization, Tax Cuts," Tax Notes
  • 23 July 2019 “New York Draft Apportionment Regs Would Eliminate Exception for Unusual Events” Tax Notes
  • 14 June 2019 “New York Updates Guidance on Post-TCJA Interest Deduction Attribution” Tax Notes
  • 16 January 2019 “New York Releases Wayfair Implementation Guidance” Tax Notes
  • 3 December 2018 “Nearly 300 New York Companies Opt for Tax Deduction Workaround” Bloomberg Tax
  • 10 October 2018 “New York Tax Department Unveils Draft Business Franchise Tax Regs” Tax Notes
  • 15 August 2018 "Leaving New York to Get Tax Relief? Prepare to Be Audited" Bloomberg Tax
  • 3 January 2018 "New York State to Sue U.S. Over GOP Tax Bill: Cuomo" Bloomberg Tax 
  • 19 December 2017 "Tax Package Would Enforce SALT Deduction Cap on 2018 Prepayments" Tax Notes
  • 14 September 2017 "Live-Stream Products Taxable When Bundled With Optional Cloud Services, New York Says"  Tax Notes
  • 20 July 2017 "Connecticut Now Allows Insurance Companies to Sell Unused Economic Development Tax Credits" Tax Notes 
  • 9 June 2017 "Club Not Required to Report Donations on Sales Tax Returns, New York Tax Department Says" Tax Notes