Jennifer S. Recine

Jennifer S. Recine, Co-Chair of the firm's Real Estate Litigation practice, is a first-chair trial lawyer with extensive experience handling complex real estate disputes; disputes relating to distressed assets, structured products and CMBS; civil RICO and other securities actions; regulatory disputes, professional malpractice; tax; and other high-stakes matters.

Jennifer is recognized as a leading real estate litigator by Chambers USA, with clients noting that Jennifer is “a force to be reckoned with” and “a very commercial lawyer."  In the real estate sector, Jennifer advises clients on commercial real estate, land use and environmental disputes involving the investment, development, construction and sale of billions of dollars in real estate assets and infrastructure projects.

Jennifer’s securities experience includes representing activist investors, class action defense and defending against short-selling attacks on publicly traded companies on civil RICO and other grounds.

In addition, Jennifer has successfully litigated and arbitrated complex commercial matters and sensitive tax disputes on behalf of numerous clients.

Jennifer is recognized as one of the nation’s top litigators by publications including Crain’s New York (Notable Leaders in Real Estate, Notable Women in Law), Law360 (Real Estate MVP), Lawdragon (500 Leading Litigators in America), Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation (Top 250 Women in Litigation), National Law Journal (Litigation Trailblazer; Real Estate Trailblazer), Diversity Journal (Woman to Watch) and Bisnow (Female Power Players).