Jennifer M. Cabrera


New Jersey / New York


20 Commerce Dr.
Suite 135
Cranford, NJ 07016

New Jersey
New York

LL.M., University of Cambridge, Clare Hall
J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., University of Texas at Austin


Super Lawyers Cannabis Law - Jennifer Cabrera

Jennifer Cabrera is a partner in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices, where she focuses on licensing and regulatory matters. Her clients include existing medical operators in both New York and New Jersey, as well as businesses and individuals seeking new adult-use and medical licenses. She prepares state and local licensing applications in both states. Jennifer works with VS's National Licensing Team and has served as lead attorney on competitive applications in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. A native of Newark, New Jersey, Jennifer manages the firm’s New Jersey office and is actively involved in promoting and working with small and locally-owned businesses across the region.

Prior to joining Vicente Sederberg in 2019, Jennifer’s practice focused on commercial litigation and arbitration. She began her legal career at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, representing clients in complex commercial disputes, and later managed a boutique law firm, which gave her a crucial perspective on the experience of business owners.

Jennifer holds degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, Harvard Law School, and the University of Cambridge. She previously served as adjunct faculty at the law schools of Duke, Fordham, and St. John’s.  She is a member of the board of the National Hispanic Cannabis Council and the Harvard Club of New York City. In 2022, Jennifer was recognized as a top-rated cannabis law attorney by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers. In 2023, Jennifer was recognized by her peers in the "Best Lawyers" list for her work in cannabis law.


Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Board Member, National Hispanic Cannabis Council
  • Member, International Cannabis Bar Association
  • Member, Cannabis Committee, American Herbal Products Association
  • Member, International Committee, American Herbal Products Association
  • Member, Personal Care Products Committee, American Herbal Products Association
  • Member, Tea & Infusion Products Committee, American Herbal Products Association
  • Board Member, Harvard Club of New York City 
  • Member, ArbitralWomen

Teaching Appointments

  • Adjunct Faculty, Duke University School of Law
  • Adjunct Faculty, Fordham University School of Law
  • Adjunct Faculty, St. John's University School of Law




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