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Janine Brown-Smith

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jbrown-smith@chelaw.com
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Phone: (617) 494-1920
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150 Cambridge Park Dr 9th Floor
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140

Janine Brown-Smith graduated from New England School of Law (J.D., cum laude), where she was a Case and Note Editor of the Law Review and published an article concerning employment discrimination. During law school, Ms. Brown-Smith completed an internship at the Trial Division in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney General's Office. She was the recipient of a full four-year tuition Merit Scholarship, the National Association of Women Lawyers Outstanding Law Student Award, and at graduation received the Dean's Award and the Trustee Bradbury Gilbert Award for Excellence in Achievement.

While attending law school, she worked as the Chief Operating Officer of the Cotting School, a private school for children with severe physical, medical and learning challenges. Prior to working at Cotting School, she was the Comptroller for a 30 million dollar charitable non-profit organization, where she gained extensive professional experience working with state and federal agencies regarding contracts, financial and regulatory compliance, licensure and accreditation.

Ms. Brown-Smith is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the National Association of Women Lawyers.

Education

J.D., New England School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
(Cum Laude)
Honors: Recipient, Four-Year Full Tuition Merit Scholarship
Honors: Outstanding Law Student Award, National Association of Women Lawyers
Honors: Dean's Award
Honors: Trustee Bradbury Gilbert Award for Excellence in Achievement

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Trial Division in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Attorney

General's Office
Intern

Massachusetts Bar Association
Member

National Association of Women Lawyers
Member

Past Employment Positions
  • Cotting School, Chief Operating Officer