Jennifer approaches each recovery matter with the goal to be understanding and reasonable.
Jennifer focuses her practice on general consumer collections, including education-related receivable matters and credit union representation. Working directly with recovery managers and directors from various lenders, colleges, universities, student loan servicers and guarantors of student loans, she aims to stay up-to-date on important industry issues, so she can focus on achieving the solution that her clients ultimately want.
Jennifer has been named in nine consecutive editions of the Michigan Rising Stars list, 2012-2020, an honor awarded annually by Super Lawyers to no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state. She also is a frequent contributor for the Institute for Continuing Legal Education, and currently serves on the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, whose mission is to foster the highest quality of professionalism and practice in business law, and to enhance the legislative and regulatory environment for conducting business in Michigan.
A Detroit native, Jennifer is married with two daughters. She is involved with various animal rescue organizations, and has a special place in her heart for pugs.
Honors & Distinctions
Michigan Super Lawyers, Michigan Rising Stars, 2012-2020
J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2006
B.A., cum laude, Philosophy, University of Detroit Mercy, 2002
American Bar Association: Member
Detroit Bar Association: Member
Michigan Creditors Bar Association: Board of Directors, 2011-16
State Bar of Michigan: Business Law Section Member
“Life Cycle of a Loan, ” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, On-Demand Seminar: Moderator, January 2019
“Michigan Legal Issues and Collections,” Michigan Association of Student Financial Services Administrators Conference, May 2016
“Michigan Collection Considerations for MASFSA Members,” Michigan Association of Student Financial Services Administrators Conference, May 2014
“Garnishments and Executions: Best Practices,” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, On-Demand Seminar, July 2014
“Nuts and Bolts of Collection Law,” National Business Institute Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2012
“Collection Law from Start to Finish,” National Business Institute Seminar, Grand Rapids, MI, April 2010