Cole Schotz P.C.



Jennifer L. Horowitz
New Jersey Office
Court Plaza North, 25 Main Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
T: 201-525-6214 / C: 917-561-4466 / F: 201-678-6214
Legal Practice Assistant: Jill Babicz
T: 201-489-3000 ext. 5017


Jennifer L. Horowitz is Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. Jennifer has a broad corporate, finance and securities practice representing clients in transactions as well as serving as their general counsel. Jennifer represents clients in business, corporate, mergers/acquisitions, governance, formation, franchise and securities matters and compliance. She represents clients in all aspects of structuring and effecting transactions, including securities issuances and offerings, finance and loan transactions, investments, strategic alliances, joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.  Her clients include private and public companies, start-up and mature businesses, lenders, financial institutions and investors across a wide array of industries.

Recent transactions include representing:

  • Consulting services company in connection with an investment by a private equity firm, and acquisitions;
  • Sports drink manufacturer in multiple private placements and significant celebrity investments;
  • Merchandising and manufacturing company in various joint ventures;
  • Food manufacturer and distributor in a revolving and term loan facility;
  • Canadian pharmaceutical company in a joint venture in the United States;
  • Various real estate developers in the acquisition of property and related equity private placement and debt financing;
  • US Biotechnology Company in the strategic acquisition of a German company;
  • Multimedia company in a private placement of preferred stock;
  • Consulting services company in connection with strategic acquisitions and a loan facility;
  • A foreign quick serve restaurant franchisor in the expansion of its operations to the US, including corporate, franchise and governance matters;
  • Brewery in connection in a private placement and governance matters;
  • Bottled water company in its formation, governance structure, product launch and various investments, financings and securities offerings;
  • Online restaurant classified site in connection with a private placement and joint venture;
  • ATM manufacturer and provider in an equity redemption;
  • Airport surveillance and air defense company, in its merger into a public Swedish military defense and security company;
  • Various restaurant and fitness franchisees in the acquisition of franchises, operational and governance matters and often related financing;
  • An equity and debt investment in a medical equipment company;
  • Consumer retail products company in the sale of substantially all of its assets; 
  • Internet music provider in a private placement of debt and equity securities; and
  • Insurance brokerage and financial advisory firm, in a loan facility.

Prior to joining Cole Schotz, Jennifer practiced at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP in New York in the areas of corporate, securities and mergers and acquisitions.

Jennifer earned her B.S., cum laude, in 1993 from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Communications and her J.D., cum laude, in 1996 from Brooklyn Law School.



Jennifer Horowitz of Cole Schotz: 'Indispensable' Role Key in Deal Work

As published in: New Jersey Law Journal June 10, 2019

NJLJ Announces 2019 Professional Excellence Honorees

As published in: NJLJ March 25, 2019

NAIOP 2019 Deal of the Year Finalists

March 6, 2019

Port Carteret bought out in midst of waterfront redevelopment

As published in: My Central Jersey December 7, 2018

SELLING POINTS: Jersey City chemical plant gets new life

As published in: Real Estate Weekly August 29, 2018

Jersey City property sells for $17M; apartments planned

As published in: ROI NJ August 29, 2018

Developer Buys Jersey City Property for $17M, Plans 600 Units

As published in: Jersey Digs August 28, 2018


Recent Events

New Jersey M&A Conference
Attorneys Speaking: Jennifer L. Horowitz and Jason R. MelzerOctober 29, 2019
Shareholder and Operating Agreements, WestLegalEd CLE Seminar and Webinar, Cole Schotz, Hackensack, NJ
Attorneys Speaking: Jennifer L. Horowitz and Roger M. IorioAugust 8, 2012
Corporate Funding and Finance Options Seminar, co-sponsored by the Bergen County Bar Association Corporate Law Committee and the Banking and Business Law Committee
Attorneys Speaking: Jennifer L. Horowitz and Roger M. IorioJune 2011



For Most Family, Businesses, Success or Failure is All or Mostly "Relative(s)"

Commerce Magazine October 1, 2018

Jennifer L. Horowitz
Fast Act Brings Changes to Federal Securities Laws

Corporate Law Monitor December 28, 2015

SEC's New Crowdfunding Rules Permit Broader Access to Capital

Corporate Law Monitor November 3, 2015

SEC Liberalizes Rule 144

Cole Schotz Docket Winter 2008

Securities Law Update

Corporate Law Monitor


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