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Jennifer Harris

Jennifer Harris
Senior Counsel
Peckar & Abramson P.C.

Breakout Session: The Realities and Implications of Diversity and Inclusion in Construction Law: The Impact of Implicit Bias

Jennifer Harris is senior counsel in Peckar & Abramson’s Washington, DC office. Her primary areas of practice are construction law, complex commercial litigation, and real estate litigation. Jennifer’s experience includes contract litigation and negotiations, landlord and tenant matters, land-use litigation and the enforceability of land covenants. She provides counsel to clients in contract litigation, tax sale foreclosure actions, negotiations and business disputes, and matters concerning Minority/Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (M/W/DBE), among other matters.

Over the course of her career, Jennifer has been involved in all aspects of the litigation process including jury trials, district and circuit court cases, and she has specific experience in pre-trial and trial practice, motion practice, fact and expert discovery, witness preparation and settlement negotiations. Jennifer also has experience in appellate briefing and has argued before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.

Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Jennifer was a litigation attorney with a regional Maryland firm. Jennifer also clerked for the Honorable Mickey J. Norman in the Third Judicial Circuit of Maryland. Jennifer holds a JD from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she graduated summa cum laude and was a member of the Heuisler Honor Society. Throughout law school, Jennifer was an active member on the Executive Board of the University of Baltimore Law Review, the National Labor Law Moot Court Team, and served as a Rule 16 Attorney for the Civil Advocacy Clinic. Jennifer is admitted to practice in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.


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