About

Passion. Experience. Diligence.

 

FOUNDER / OWNER

Jillian A. Centanni, B.S.E., M.B.A., J.D.

Jillian A. Centanni uses her technical knowledge and sophisticated business understanding to provide clients with strategic advice and innovative solutions in the fields of estate planning, real estate, and business law. 

As Founder and Owner of The J. A. Centanni Law Firm, Jillian A. Centanni worked for many years at nationally recognized law firms Gibbons P.C. and Venable LLP where she represented Fortune 500 companies in complex civil litigations. Ms. Centanni also gained valuable transaction experience while working these firms.  Ms. Centanni is a skilled negotiator and has settled many suits on her clients' behalf, avoiding unnecessary legal expenses.

Ms. Centanni recently joined the lifestyle advisory team for Change Your Attitude...Change Your Life (CYACYL), a weekly radio program that airs at 12:30 am ET on New York's WOR710 AM and streams on iHeartRadio (www.wor710.com). CYACYL is hosted by Joan Hermann, a published author and motivational speaker. Once aired, the show is available for on demand access at www.cyacyl.com.

Ms. Centanni was recently named a Super lawyer - Rising Star, a designation given to the top 2.5 percent of Attorneys licensed in New Jersey who have been practicing law for less than 10 years or are under the age of 40.  She is also a Registered Patent Attorney, has a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering.

Ms. Centanni is actively involved in her community.   She is a board member for The University of Michigan College of Engineering and also serves as an Editorial Board Member on the American Bar Association’s Intellectual Property publication Landslide. She is an avid Michigan football fan and enjoys playing chess, tennis, and golf.

 

Education

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY
Juris Doctor

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
M.B.A. with Concentrations in Financial Markets and Management Science

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
B.S.E., Chemical Engineering

Activities & Affiliations

• ABA, Intellectual Property Publication Landslide, Editorial Board Member
• University of Michigan Engineering Alumni Board Member

Bar Admissions

• New Jersey; District of Columbia; The United States Patent & Trademark Office