Jennifer Sacco Smith

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  • Suffolk University Law School (JD)
  • University of Miami (BBA)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts

Jennifer’s practice primarily involves the representation of a national pharmacy chain in real property ground leases and store development in over 20 states.

As a LEED-accredited professional, Jennifer has the knowledge to provide developers with guidance and oversight on certification under the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program, for projects seeking certification under LEED for new construction and major renovation.

Prior to joining Mintz Levin, Jennifer was an associate within the Land Use, Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group at Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble, Mallory and Natsis LLP, a Los Angeles, California-based law firm. Primarily, she managed the entire entitlement process, including representing developers before local administrative bodies, overseeing technical consultants, and negotiating with government agencies and officials. Her other responsibilities included various projects within real estate development, land use, and zoning; environmental compliance; and real property acquisitions and dispositions.

During law school, Jennifer served as a legal associate at the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2014 - 2015)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, New England Women in Real Estate
  • President, Cushing Pond Preservation Group, Inc.
  • Member, NAIOP
  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association