Jennifer M. Horn: Lawyer with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

Jennifer M. Horn


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Practice Areas

  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 215.564.1700
Fax: (267) 238-4410
University The Pennsylvania State University, B.A.
Law SchoolThe Dickinson School of Law, Penn State, J.D.
Admitted1996, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; 1998, Maryland and District of Columbia


•Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA) - Member; Publicity Committee of the Construction Litigation Section

•Associated Builders and Contractors Keystone Chapter (ABC)

•Associated Builders and Contractors Baltimore Metro Chapter (ABC)

•American Bar Association (ABA) - Member; Forum on Construction Law

•Building Congress & Exchange (BC&E) - Member

•National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) - Member; Board of Directors; Past President of the Philadelphia Chapter

•South Central PA Architectural, Engineering and Construction Industry (SCAEC)

•General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) - Member of Philadelphia Chapter, Construction Leadership Council


JENNIFER M. HORN is a Partner in the Construction Group at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC where she concentrates her practice in the areas of construction litigation and real estate. During her tenure, she has represented owners, architects, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors in all facets of the industry including contract drafting, review and negotiation, mechanic's liens, bonding, bid protests and bid withdrawals, and claim preparation issues such as inefficiencies, delays, acceleration, extra work, wrongful termination and changed conditions. Jennifer has represented both public and private entities in various forums including state and federal courts, administrative boards, mediation and arbitration.

Jennifer authored numerous articles relating to the construction industry such as Does Your No Damages for Delay Clause Have Teeth? and The Changing Face of Women in Construction for Construction Today magazine. She has also lectured for Lorman Education Services on construction claims prevention, bonds and mechanic's liens, and was the Keynote Speaker for the National Association of Women in Construction Region 1 Forum.

Jennifer serves as managing editor of the Firm's blog, Construction Law Signal which provides regular news on construction-related issues throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Additionally, she is a contributor to the Construction Today Blog.

In law school, Jennifer was the editor-in-chief of the Dickinson Environmental Law Review, member of the Dickinson Appellate Moot Court Board, and member of the Order of the Barristers Honor Society.

News & Publications

Cohen Seglias Starts 2014 with Strategic Promotions
Press Release - February 10, 2014

Appellate Clarification of Pennsylvania Mechanics' Lien Law
Construction in Brief: 2013 Volume 3

Signing Is Everything: New Pennsylvania Case Distinguishes Between Partially and Fully Executed Public Contracts
Construction in Brief: 2013 Volume 2

Managing the Liability and Risk of BIM
Maryland Construction Network

Cohen Seglias Attorneys Named 2013 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
May 17, 2013

Crossing State Lines
Building and Construction Northeast - Spring 2011

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC Announces New Managing Partner and Attorney Promotions
January 3, 2011

The Effects of Geographic and Substantive Shifts in Business (PDF)
Jennifer M. Horn authored an article, The Effects of Geographic and Substantive Shifts in Business which appeared in the Legal Intelligencer in August 2010.


Women Impacting Public Policy Annual Leadership Meeting: Best Practices in Federal Contracting
July 22 - 24, 2014 - Washington, DC

Crossing State Lines: A Guide to Successful Projects in the Mid-Atlantic Region
May 14, 2014 - Cockeysville, MD

PBI Lien and Bond Law Seminar
December 5, 2013 - Philadelphia, PA

Managing the Liability and Risk of BIM Seminar
October 1, 2013 - Cockeysville, MD

Managing the Liability and Risk of BIM
March 20, 2013 - York, PA

National Association of Women in Construction Forum
April 27-28, 2012 - Philadelphia, PA

Comparative Construction Legal Concepts
September 14, 2011 - Baltimore, MD

Awards & Recognition

•Jennifer was named a 2013 Super Lawyer by Law & Politics Magazine for her work in Construction Litigation. Law & Politics Magazine publishes Super Lawyers annually to recognize accomplished lawyers in more than 70 areas of practice.


Schuylkill Products: Important Lessons and Reminders about the Power of the False Claims Act
June 11, 2014

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Evenly Divided on Discoverability of Attorney-Expert Communications
May 16, 2014

Messy Solar Construction Litigation Sheds a Little Light on the Intersection of New Jersey Lien Statutes and Public Private Partnership
March 31, 2014

The Consequences To A Contractor: The Case Of A Harsh On-Line Review
March 20, 2014

Want to Appeal a Bid Protest Decision Involving A Maryland State Contract? If New Legislation Becomes Law, You May Have to Pay to Play . . .
March 7, 2014

Construction Lunch & Learn Seminar
January 10, 2014

Home Inspector Liability: Home Owners Should Inspect Their Inspectors and Their Contracts
December 13, 2013

Homeowners Affected by Stucco Defects Should Watch This Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case
November 15, 2013

PA's Right to Know Law: An Overlooked Weapon On Public Construction Projects
October 11, 2013

Is BIM Worth it? Discover the Benefits and Risks
September 18, 2013 (Also at Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA Office)


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Shafer Electric & Construction v. Mantia: PA Supreme Court Holds That Noncompliance with the Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act Does Not Entitle Homeowners to Free Work
Matthew L. Erlanger,Jennifer M. Horn, September 2, 2014
Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (“HICPA”), which went into effect in 2009, generally requires that home improvement contracts be in writing and contain thirteen specific items (including the contractor’s home improvement contractor registration...

Update on Discoverability of Attorney-Expert Communications
Matthew L. Erlanger,Jennifer M. Horn, July 31, 2014
On April 29, 2014 an evenly divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital upheld a lower court ruling holding that communications between a party’s attorney and a party’s expert witness are exempt from disclosure during discovery. This case was previously...

Schuylkill Products: Important Lessons and Reminders about the Power of the False Claims Act
Daniel E. Fierstein,Jennifer M. Horn,Katherine Tohanczyn, July 4, 2014
As many federal government contractors know, the False Claims Act (FCA) is a tool used by the federal government to deter fraud. Those found to have knowingly submitted false information to the government in violation of the FCA stand to suffer the imposition of fines, forfeiture of improperly...

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Jennifer M. Horn

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103


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