Jennifer M. Berardo

Jennifer M. Berardo

Associate

(201) 587-0888 ext. 6436

jberardo@wellslaw.com

Jennifer Berardo concentrates her practice in land use and real estate development, zoning, affordable housing, redevelopment, civil and commercial litigation, and outdoor advertising.  She has represented various residential, commercial and industrial developers in connection with necessary governmental approvals throughout the State of New Jersey.

Jennifer has also assisted various outdoor advertising companies in obtaining both state and local approvals as well as pursuing associated litigation and appeals. In addition, Jennifer has filed state licensing and permit applications, drafted outdoor advertising lease forms and provisions, and resolved company-landlord leasing disputes.

After graduating law school, Jennifer served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Thomas J. LaConte, J.S.C. in Passaic County.  While serving as law clerk she focused on civil litigation, complex environmental, and complex business litigation matters. Jennifer assisted the Judge in crafting legal opinions regarding the dispositions of pre and post-trial motions. As a judicial law clerk, she was certified as a mediator and successfully settled numerous matters before the Superior Court.

Jennifer received her law degree from New England Law | Boston, where she served as Treasurer to the Public Interest Law Association and Student Ambassador to the Admissions Office. Jennifer graduated from Boston University School of Management with a degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Finance.

Jennifer has been selected to the New Jersey Rising Starts list of Super Lawyers Magazine in 2021 and 2022.

AREAS OF PRACTICE:

Litigation

Land Use

Real Estate Development

Zoning & Planning

Redevelopment

Outdoor Advertising

EDUCATION:

J.D., New England Law | Boston

B.S., Boston University

BAR ADMISSIONS:

New Jersey, 2015

New York, 2014

COURT ADMISSIONS:

U.S. District Court NJ, 2021

AFFILIATIONS:

Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Bergen County Bar Association

Provident Bank Advisory Board

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