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Janet Pennisi


About Janet L. Pennisi, Esq.

Janet L. Pennisi has been appearing in trial and appellate courts throughout the United States since 1984.
She has represented clients in complex matrimonial, business, securities, labor, criminal and commercial disputes.  She has managed her boutique practice in Millburn, New Jersey since 1993, bringing together her depth of understanding and experience for clients who need to solve difficult problems. She understands the multidimensional issues at stake when family members find themselves in conflict, and limits her practice to litigation, mediation, arbitration, or a combination that allows the client the optimal outcome.     

Janet L. Pennisi manages for trial success while continuing to target the optimum settlement solutions
tailored to each client. Her vast experience as a litigator makes her uniquely qualified to understand the
value of a mediated outcome, and give each client the opportunity to resolve conflict on his/her terms.



1984    Syracuse University, College of Law (J.D.)

1981    Cornell University (B.S.);  Flora Rose Scholar

Janet L. Pennisi is accredited by the Administrative Office of the Courts as a certified mediator since 2001, is a trained arbitrator, and enjoys regular Court appointments. She has been the Chair for the Supreme Court of New Jersey District Fee Arbitration Committee for Essex County District V-B, and appeared on national television as a legal commentator for CNN and its related affiliates, MSNBC and the Fox networks.

Janet L. Pennisi, Esq.
Suite 207 225 Millburn Avenue
Millburn, New Jersey 07041
(973) 379-5665
facsimile (973) 467 5868