Jennifer H. Bernstein is a New York based attorney whose practice is focused on advising small to mid-sized businesses on corporate law, new media law, and intellectual property registration and protection. Jennifer originally started her legal career as an associate at a boutique litigation firm where she was on the adversarial end of intellectual property disputes and contract litigation in Federal Court. After years of being involved in all phases of the litigation life cycle, Jennifer realized that representing entrepreneurs, small businesses and creative types as they see their businesses successfully, and safely, expand was where her passion lies. Her past drafting work for clients has included partnership agreements, service agreements, website license agreements, including terms of service and Beta End-User license agreements, and privacy policies. Jennifer says she loves counseling clients about all the possible scenarios that a business may need to protect itself both online and off as they grow.
Jennifer received her J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo law school and was awarded an Order of the Barrister’s award for her service as the Competitions Editor of Cardozo’s Moot Court team. While in law school, Jennifer clerked for in-house corporate counsel at Gucci Group, N.V. Her last year of law school she was one of two students chosen for the prestigious Alexander Fellows clinic where she had the opportunity to be a full-time student law clerk for Hon. Judge Jack B. Weinstein, in the Eastern District, of the United State Federal Court.
Jennifer is a graduate from New York University where she received a B.A. in European Studies with Honors. While in undergrad she studied in Madrid, Spain at the Instituto Internacional, was an active member of NYU’s Mock Trial team, and a Vice President of the Pre-law Society, always knowing that she wanted to go law school.
Jennifer is a member of the New York City Bar Association and volunteers with NYC’s chapter of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. In her free time, she can be found roaming NY’s food markets, or chronicling her support of the local food movement on Twitter or her blog.