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JanaeCummings

Associate

"My ultimate goal is to positively impact clients' lives by providing creative legal solutions and forging genuine relationships that center on meeting their needs."

Overview

Biography

Janae primarily assists with litigation and employment-related matters, including hiring, discipline, termination, and leave. She has gained experience through multiple in-house counsel internships and helped with a wide range of litigation matters while clerking at Viacom Media Networks and the NYS Supreme Court.

In addition to her own practice, Janae serves as a member of the firm's Associate Integration Committee.

Bar Associations

  • Metropolitan Black Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ms. JD Fellowship Program, a Partnership Project With the ABA Commission in Women in the Profession, Assistant Director
  • Barclay Damon Women's Forum
Experience

Prior Experience

  • Viacom Media Networks, Employment Law and Production Risk, Business, and Legal Affairs Law Clerk
  • Thomson Reuters, Financial and Risk Division Intern
  • International School of Choueifat, English Teacher
  • American Express Travel Related Services, Inc., General Counsel’s Office, Technology Law Intern

Judicial Clerkships

  • NYS Supreme Court, Commercial Division

Selected Community Activities

  • Global Education Fund, MS and JD Director

Selected Honors

  • Brooklyn Law School, Pro Bono Scholars Award, 2019
  • Adelphi University, 10 Under 10 Young Alumni Honoree, 2019
  • Adelphi University, President’s Student Leadership Award, 2012 

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