Founder and Principal
Commercial Real Estate and Corporate Law
J.J. is an experienced commercial real estate and corporate attorney focused on serving retail businesses in expansion mode, investors buying and selling commercial real estate, and business owners leasing or buying office space. A strategic, business-minded advocate, J.J.'s success as the principal of the Law Offices of J.J. Sherman, P.C. is a result of the knowledge and expertise gained by working in top law firms for nearly ten years and her personal commitment to providing the best legal counsel to each of her clients.
Previously, J.J. Sherman was an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City specializing in the area of Commercial Real Estate and the area of Commodities, Futures and Derivatives. J.J. also worked at Latham & Watkins LLP in Los Angeles as a Commercial Real Estate attorney.
J.J. Sherman obtained her Juris Doctor magna cum laude from St. John's University School of Law in New York. She received numerous academic awards, including the Kenneth Wang Fellowship and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Graduation Award. J.J. obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree, summa cum laude, in Theater and History from Marymount Manhattan College in New York.
A distinguished public speaker, J.J. Sherman has participated on panels for IFSA, Integra Realty Resources, the New York City Bar Association, and the Junior League.
In recognition of her community service, J.J. Sherman received the Spirit of Excellence Award from the award-winning theater company, Take Wing And Soar Productions, Inc., a New York City not-for-profit arts organization.
J.J. is admitted to practice law in California, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and the District of Columbia.
St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 2000
St. John's Law Review. Graduated magna cum laude.
Marymount Manhattan College, B.A., 1997
Graduated summa cum laude.
Cambridge University, United Kingdom, Summer 1996
District of Columbia
California State Bar Association – Real Property Law Section
Commercial Real Estate Women – Los Angeles
New York State Bar Association – Real Property Law; Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law
"As local counsel for my client’s fast-expanding US operation, J.J. has proven to have the best of both worlds: the competence and professionalism of an attorney from a large and renowned firm, while providing the personalized and caring approach of a boutique practice."
- Patricia V. de L. Guidi, Law Consultant