J.D. Touro Law School With Honors (Dean's List) ; M.A. SUNY Stony Brook; A.B. Bard College (Film)
Jennifer Lupo is the Managing Member of Lupo Law, Arbitration and Mediation PLLC with offices in Manhattan and Garden City. Ms. Lupo has had a diverse legal career in government, law firms, corporate legal departments, as a law professor and as a dispute resolution neutral. Lupo Law acts as outside general counsel to several companies assisting its' clients in formulating strong, cohesive business strategies. Its' attorneys provide advice in the areas of: corporate formation; financing; tax; core contracts, intellectual property & brand protection; operations; human resources & employee relations; vendor and investor relations; transactions (M & A); crisis management and dispute resolution. Representative industries include: FinTech, Information Technology, E & V - Commerce, EnergyTech, Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising, Video Production, Hospitality, and Borrowed Personnel.
As a dispute resolution neutral, Ms. Lupo is a mediator and arbitrator with areas of expertise in: Complex Commercial (IT/IP, Trade Secrets, Investment, and Insurance); Corporate and Business (e.g. Shareholder Derivative Claims, Business Divorce); Family and Divorce; Municipal (NYC/NYS); Civil Rights (e.g. Title VII; NYC/NYS HR; §1983, NYPD, NYFD, NYC and NYS DOE, NYS and NYC DOH; ADA, ADEA; Age; Pregnancy); and Labor and Employment (e.g. CBA's (entertainment); FLSA). Ms. Lupo sits on several state and federal court mediation panels and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration panel. At present, she is on-boarding with the American Arbitration Association as both an arbitrator and mediator.
In 2018, Ms. Lupo won the prestigious Higgonbotham Fellowship ("Fellowship") of the American Arbitration Association. Through the Fellowship application process, AAA identifies women and diverse persons who possess certain traits (e.g. academic, professional, vocational, experiential) worthy of cultivation for inclusion in the field of ADR neutral(s). Fellows ADR education and skill building are then cultivated through participation in the fellowship program. During the 2017-18 academic year, Ms. Lupo is the Judith S. Kaye fellow of the Historical Society of the New York Courts and is teaching a course entitled "An Introduction to Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Law and History" to eight graders at the George Jackson Academy, a private, independent all-boys school in Manhattan educating academically exceptional boys. Ms. Lupo is the co-chair of the ADR in the Courts committee of the NYSBA Dispute Resolution Section and a member of the section's executive committee; a founding member of the ADR Inclusion Network; a member of the NYCBAR ADR and Career and Management Committees; a member of the NYSBA Labor and Employment and Sports and Entertainment Law Sections; and the American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Section. Ms. Lupo is a frequently panelist on issues in ADR. Ms. Lupo volunteers her time to the NYCBAR Monday Night Law project, a law clinic for persons of modest means.