Jennifer Jin is chief legal counsel for the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), Wisconsin’s lead economic development organization.
Jennifer joined WEDC in May 2017. Prior to that, she was senior counsel with Husch Blackwell LLP in Milwaukee, working with corporate leadership as corporate counsel for midmarket clients and litigating cases before the Wisconsin Tax Appeals Commission, Circuit Courts and Court of Appeals. In this role, she also designed and implemented compliance programs to help companies proactively identify and mitigate legal and regulatory risk exposure, as well as researching, analyzing and evaluating current and pending legislation and regulatory requirements to determine business impact and potential risks.
Jennifer is chairman of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s International Practice Section. She was also an Advisory Committee member for Wisconsin State and Local Tax Inc., a board member for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s World Trade Association, and a grant member for the Milwaukee 7 Regional Economic Development Export Development Grant Program.
She holds a bachelor of science degree in finance from the University of Illinois and a law degree from Notre Dame.