Wilentz Shareholder Donna M. Jennings Named as one of New Jersey Law Journal’s 2022 Women Attorneys of the Year


Wilentz Shareholder and Vice President Donna M. Jennings has been named by the New Jersey Law Journal as one of the 2022 Women Attorneys of the Year. Ms. Jennings is among the 18 women named to this year’s list, in recognition of “female attorneys who have influenced the law and legal profession in exceptional ways,” according to the New Jersey Law Journal.

For over 25 years Ms. Jennings’ work has developed New Jersey’s landscape, representing clients in land use approvals at all governmental levels, as well as in Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, affordable housing, Right to Farm and Prerogative Writs matters.

At Wilentz, Ms. Jennings ascended from associate to shareholder, to the current Vice President and member of the Management Committee. Her influence as an advocate for the advancement of women into leadership roles has led to her appointment to the Board of the New Jersey Women Lawyer's Association, and to serve as a member to Seton Hall University School of Law’s Women’s Leadership Committee.

The New Jersey Law Journal 2022 Women Attorneys of the Year (https://www.law.com/njlawjournal/2022/11/07/my-authentic-self-women-attorneys-of-the-year-in-their-own-words/) is published by the ALM Media Properties, LLC. Nominations for Law Journal recognitions come from outside submissions and honorees were selected by a panel of editorial staff. A description of the selection process may be accessed via the above link. The aforementioned organization is a private peer review organization, not court-specific, public certification vehicles. No aspect of this advertisement has been submitted to or approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

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