Jennifer Harris is an Associate in Peckar & Abramson’s Washington, DC offce. Her primary areas of practice are construction law, complex commercial litigation, and real estate litigation. Ms. Harris’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.
Joining Peckar & Abramson’s Washington, DC office enables me to serve many of the top general contractors and construction managers in the industry and work alongside highly experienced attorneys.
Over the course of her career, Ms. Harris 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. Ms. Harris also has experience in appellate briefing and has argued before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
Prior to joining Peckar & Abramson, Ms. Harris was a litigation attorney with a regional Maryland firm. Ms. Harris also clerked for the Honorable Mickey J. Norman in the Third Judicial Circuit of Maryland. Ms. Harris holds a J.D. 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, Ms. Harris 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.
Ms. Harris is admitted to practice in Washington, DC and Maryland.
State of Maryland
District of Columbia Bar
Executive Board of the University of Baltimore Law Review
National Labor Law Moot Court Team
Rule 16 Attorney for the Civil Advocacy Clinic
University of Maryland at College Park, B.A.
University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude
Heuisler Honor Society, University of Baltimore School of Law