Janet Chen


Admitted to Practice

New York, New Jersey


Real Estate Transactions


Janet is currently a member of the New York City Bar Association and the New York Asian American Bar Association. As a Legal Associate at a reputable real estate law firm, Janet gained valuable experience advising clients on a wide range of real estate transactions and corporate formation matters. She provided strategic legal advice to clients, ensuring their interests were protected throughout the process. Janet skillfully negotiated with opposing counsel, facilitating favorable outcomes for clients. Additionally, she engaged in extensive correspondence with bank attorneys to secure crucial bank clearances. Janet also played a pivotal role in liaising with title companies and clients to resolve any title defects that arose, ensuring smooth and successful transactions. She expertly prepared comprehensive closing statements and attended closings, ensuring a seamless conclusion to each transaction.

During her tenure with the Entrepreneurship & IP Clinic, Janet gained invaluable hands-on experience providing legal opinions and guidance to clients seeking to establish non-profit organizations. She assisted clients in filing tax exemption forms, ensuring they could maximize their benefits under the law. Janet played a critical role in drafting and reviewing Articles, bylaws, and policies to ensure compliance and organizational effectiveness for non-profit entities. She also gained valuable exposure to the complexities of securities law during her internship as a Legal Assistant in the Securities Regulation Department. She conducted thorough due diligence investigations, mitigating risks for clients and ensuring regulatory compliance. Janet demonstrated her expertise by skillfully revising registration statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to legal requirements.


Janet graduated from Minzu University of China with bachelor of law and bachelor of art double major. She then received her Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis.


  • Legal counsel and advise in real estate transactions, particularly residential purchases and sales
  • Fluent in Mandarin



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