Jennifer Schecter

Justice Schecter was appointed to Supreme Court, New York County in 2015. She was elected to the Civil Court of the City of New York in 2009 and was assigned to Civil Court, New York County between 2013 and 2015 and to Criminal Court, New York County between 2010 and 2012. Before that, she served as Principal Law Clerk to Justice Eileen Bransten of Supreme Court, New York County (2002-2009) and as Principal Law Clerk to Chief Judge Judith S. Kaye of the New York State Court of Appeals (1998-2001). She began her legal career as a litigation associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. Justice Schecter is a past president and board member of the Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert. She was an Adjunct Professor at Seton Hall University School of Law where she taught New York Practice, Business Law Survey, Torts and Appellate Advocacy. She has also served as a faculty member and panelist for continuing legal education programs at the New York City Bar Association and the Practising Law Institute. Justice Schecter graduated magna cum laudefrom Seton Hall University School of Law in 1996 and earned her undergraduate degree with High Honors from Rutgers College in 1993.