Jennifer D. Newton is an Adjunct Professor in the Master of Science in Law Degree Program. She is also an attorney in the Miami office of Greenberg Traurig, P.A., where she is a member of the Corporate and Financial Regulatory Practice Group. She regularly advises banking and financial institutions on risk management and compliance matters relating to federal and state consumer protection laws and regulations. Prior to joining Greenberg, Jennifer worked as a consultant and a financial services regulator where she helped lead investigations and enforcement actions involving potential violations of federal fair lending laws.
Jennifer’s combined legal experience has earned her recognition in the legal community. She was selected to be a fellow of The Florida Bar’s William Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy, and named by the National Black Lawyers as one of its “Top 40 under 40” in Banking and Finance. Jennifer serves as the Pro Bono Subcommittee Chair of the American Bar Association’s Consumer Financial Services Committee and as the CLE Subcommittee Chair of the Florida Bar’s Consumer Protection Law Standing Committee.
Jennifer is a graduate of the Florida State University and Loyola University School of Law in New Orleans. While in law school, she was an active participant in mock trial and moot court, earning the Loyola Law Excellence Award in Moot Court and the Association of Trial Lawyers–Board of Advocates Justice Skelly Wright Chapter Award. Jennifer also received the Equal Justice Works Summer Corps Fellowship, the Florida Bar Public Interest Summer Fellowship and the ABA’s Judicial Intern Opportunity Fellowship, where she was awarded a judicial internship with the Honorable Jerald P. Bagley in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida.