Jennifer L. Credidio concentrates her practice in redevelopment law and public finance, and is co-chair of the firm’s Project Development Group. Jennifer’s redevelopment practice encompasses both the financial and planning elements of the redevelopment process, from the designation of a redevelopment area and the negotiation of a redevelopment agreement, to the negotiation of financial agreements governing payments in lieu of taxes and the issuance of redevelopment area bonds. She has also served as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and trustee’s counsel for a number of tax-exempt and taxable governmental bond issues.
Jennifer’s practice builds upon her experience in municipal, county and state government. A former chief of staff to a member of the General Assembly, Jennifer served two terms as a member of her local Town Council, as well as two terms as a trustee of the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation. She has also served as a Planning Board commissioner and chair, and is familiar with a broad array of land use issues.
Jennifer has served on the Board of Directors of the Local Government Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association since 2011. She also sits on the Legislative Committee of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities.
Jennifer received her B.A. in Political Science, with a focus in International Relations, from Columbia College at Columbia University in 1998, followed by a Master’s degree in Public Administration, with a focus in Urban Policy, from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University in 1999. She received her J.D. from Seton Hall Law School, where she was an editor of the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, in 2003.
Jennifer is admitted to the practice of law in the State of New Jersey.