Janett P. Smyth

Of Counsel, New Brunswick
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Janett P. Smyth is Of Counsel in the firm’s Transactional Group, where she focuses her practice on general and professional liability, estate litigation, governmental law, and complex commercial litigation including partnership disputes. Janett litigates matters from inception through resolution, including appearing at trial, arbitration, and mediation proceedings on the state court level. She has also handled matters in federal court. Janett is experienced in counseling clients on an assortment of issues including risk management, contract drafting, and settlement negotiations.

Janett received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where she served as Articles Editor on the American Journal of Law and Medicine, and her B.A. magna cum laude from New York University. She speaks Spanish fluently and has a basic understanding of Portuguese and Galician.

Prior to joining the firm, Janett was an associate in the New Jersey offices of regional and international law firms, where she focused her practice on commercial litigation, financial services, and product liability matters.

Outside of the firm, Janett is the proud mother of three children and one “fur baby” rescue Beagle-Pitbull. She enjoys participating in community events and recreational activities with her husband and children.

Affiliations

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Middlesex County Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association