Jennifer represents the City of Omaha on matters related to real estate development, land use, zoning, public property and transportation, historic preservation and landmarks, code enforcement, tax increment and bond financing, land banks, representation of the Planning Board, Zoning Board of Appeals and other municipal boards, as well as civil and appellate litigation related to real estate, land use and construction matters. She also participates in a variety of state and local legislative activities, including drafting of state legislation and local ordinances. She has held her position as Assistant City Attorney since 2014.
Prior to working for the City of Omaha, Jennifer was in private practice where she focused on creditor’s rights, corporate, transactional and real estate matters, including commercial property development, land use, zoning, construction, and public financing, in addition to representation of lending institutions in workouts and asset recovery.
Jennifer has served a Commissioner of the Omaha Housing Authority since 2011, including five years as Board Chair. She is a frequent speaker on matters related to commercial real estate and is the author of numerous publications regarding real estate development and land use. She is has volunteered on numerous boards in the Omaha Area including the Nebraska Humane Society, Dundee Memorial Park Neighborhood Association, Omaha Opera Guild and the Omaha Community Playhouse.
Jennifer received a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York and a Juris Doctor from Creighton University.
- Courses Taught: State and Local Government