Jennifer, owner of the Law Offices of Jennifer Ambrose is an Entertainment Attorney and Professional Mediator, admitted to practice in the states of NY and CT. Jennifer also holds the position as Counsel at Complete Production Group. She obtained her J.D. at CUNY School of Law. Additionally, she holds an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and a B.A. in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University.
Jennifer has a passion for negotiating, making deals and helping parties resolve their differences. Her clients include independent producers, production companies and performers who are navigating the industry. She is involved in film, television and media projects from early stages assisting with packaging and financing through post-production, distribution and sales. Prior to private practice, Jennifer held a position, as a business representative for SAG-AFTRA, signing films to the codified basic union agreement, as well as negotiating and resolving disputes between producers and performers in violation of the contract.
Jennifer’s career has spanned several different fields, including counseling, public relations, writing and editing as well as a previous career as a social worker for many years assisting children and families. Her law experience includes a position as a mediator, resolving issues from small claims to high profile labor disputes as well as interning at the Immigration Clinic at Yale Law School.
Jennifer belongs to various committees of the New York State Bar Association, including the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Section, Diversity Committee, Committee on Media Law and the Dispute Resolution Section. Jennifer is also a member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Motion Pictures as well as the American Bar Association Forum on Sports and Entertainment.
Jennifer frequently speaks and contributes to events and panels as a moderator. Her speaking engagements include the SAG Foundation Short Film Showcase, Socially Relevant Film Festival, City College of New York, Americas Film Festival, Long Island International Film Expo and Catalina Film Summit.
Jennifer lives in Harlem. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys film, writing, fundraising, traveling, cooking and hosting social events.