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Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis

Class Year: 2023

JD/MBA Program Model: Three-Year

Hometown: Wilmington, DE

Undergraduate Institution: Yale University

Undergraduate Major: History

Previous Professional Experience: Financial Institutions Sales Associate at Lazard Asset Management

Extracurricular Involvement: Law Review, JD/MBA Student Association, Wharton Restructuring & Distressed Investing Conference Co-Chair, Penn Law Sports & Entertainment Society

Career Plans: Summer Intern at Kirkland & Ellis focusing on Restructuring Law

Why a JD/MBA? After the first semester of law school, I recognized that simply knowing the law is the bare minimum, and the key to success as a lawyer requires you to be an expert on all facets of your clients’ businesses. Consequently, I pursued a JD/MBA because I was confident that it would uniquely position me to better understand my clients’ business drivers and issues in this uncertain and quickly changing world. I can leverage the networks, customized curriculum, and resources from all three communities (JD, MBA, and JD/MBA) to quickly develop an understanding of my clients’ industries and the unique challenges that they face.