Education:

  • Louisiana State University’s E.J. Ourso College of Business – M.B.A., 2008
  • Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center – J.D., 2001
  • Southeastern Louisiana University – B.A., Business Education

Licenses:

  • Admitted to practice in all Louisiana state courts
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Noteworthy Experience:

  • Attorney, Seale & Ross; Hammond, LA
  • General Counsel, Neill Corporation; Hammond, LA

Professional Organizations & Memberships:

  • Louisiana State Bar Association, Member
  • 21st Judicial District Bar Association, Member & Former President
  • Florida Parishes Inn of Court, Member & Former Vice President
  • Northshore Estate Planning Council, Member
  • BNI International, Member
  • Pelican Chapter of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Secretary and Founding Member

Community & Civic Involvement:

  • Child Advocacy Services, President of Board of Directors
  • Hammond Chamber of Commerce, Former Board Member
  • United Way for Southeast Louisiana, Former Leadership Council President
  • American Cancer Society for Tangipahoa Parish, Former Board Member
  • Hammond Ponchatoula Sunrisers Rotary Club, Former President

Jennifer A. Lee

Jennifer Lee’s primary area of practice at Chehardy Sherman Williams is business and corporate law. She also works with individuals on estate planning and succession needs.

Ms. Lee served 12 years as in-house counsel at Neill Corporation, a national company based in Hammond, before joining a Northshore business law firm. Neill Corporation and its affiliates operate multiple businesses focusing on product distribution, furniture and fixture manufacture, service and retail sales, technical education, computer software, real estate, and non-profit activities. In her role as General Counsel, Ms. Lee provided counsel in a variety of areas such as human resources, intellectual property, contracts, corporate governance, project finance, tax incentives, real estate and construction, acquisitions and business start-ups, litigation management, international expansion, and non-profit organization.

Ms. Lee represents clients ranging from small and start-up businesses to larger regional and national companies in a variety of industries, including photography, environmental consulting, engineering, landscaping, retail, drone services, non-profit, real estate, marketing, technology, education, and distribution companies. She also serves as virtual in-house counsel to several clients, focusing on preventing, rather than reacting to, legal issues. On the non-commercial side, Ms. Lee works closely with individuals on life planning matters such as wills, living wills, trusts, estate planning, and successions.

At Chehardy Sherman Williams, Ms. Lee assists businesses with general corporate, employment, human resources, contract, intellectual property, trademark registration, and related company matters. She also focuses on helping individuals with life and estate planning and successions.

Hammond Office:

111 N. Oak Street, Suite 200
Hammond, LA 70401
(985) 269-7220
(985) 269-7224 Fax