Jennifer is Senior Corporate Counsel for Johnson Controls, a global $30+ Billion company with nearly 120,000 employees in over 150 countries around the world. Jennifer’s day-to-day duties and responsibilities include providing strategic and practical legal advice, counseling and support to global and regional sales associates, senior business leaders and management regarding various commercial legal issues; overseeing litigation and dispute resolution ranging from breach of contract and construction claims to property damage and construction lien issues, and ensuring adherence to government requirements. Jennifer also manages a large group of paralegals supporting contract review throughout North America. Jennifer also dedicates time and effort toward improving corporate law practices including streamlining contract review/negotiation processes and reducing client turnaround times to achieve favorable results.
Prior to joining Tyco, Jennifer served as Senior Managing Counsel at Office Depot where she led the company’s commercial law department. Jennifer began her legal career in private practice at Kilpatrick Stockton in Charlotte, NC where she was a member of the commercial litigation team.
Jennifer is an avid traveler and lists South Africa, China, Egypt and Italy among her favorite destinations.
Sr. Corporate Counsel
Areas of Practice
State & Local Government
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