Jodi Warren


Jodi Warren’s practice primarily includes Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial Transactions, and Religious and Charitable Organizations. Jodi represents and advises clients in all aspects of the development, construction, finance, acquisition, and divestiture of assets.

Jodi routinely represents religious and not-for-profit corporations on complex real estate transactions including long-term leases, purchase and sales of properties, joint ventures and development projects. She serves as counsel to numerous denominational governing bodies as well as individual congregations and nonprofit organizations.

Prior to joining the firm, Jodi worked as an attorney at a leading international law firm, where she represented and counseled publicly held corporations, partnerships and private equity clients on complex real estate transactions (including financing, construction, and leasing), commercial lending and project finance.

Jodi earned her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude and order of the coif, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was an associate editor of the Cardozo Law Review. She received her B.A. from Pennsylvania State University where she graduated with highest distinctions.

Jodi has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, a designation reserved for less than 5% of attorneys, from 2017-2020.

Jodi is a member of the New York State Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey.

  • J.D., ​Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (magna cum laude)
  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University
Jodi Warren


  • 2023 Nonprofit Trailblazers Award
Jodi Warren

Publications & Presentations

  • October 21, 2021: “Assessing the Health of your Nonprofit – The 2nd Annual Virtual Nonprofit Checkup”
  • March 23, 2021: “What Not-for-Profit & Religious Corporations Need to Know: Attorney General and Supreme Court Approval for Real Estate Transactions”
  • March 4, 2021: “What Not-for-Profit & Religious Corporations Need to Know: Due Diligence For Not-For-Profit & Religious Corporations Preparing For A Real Estate Transaction”
  • September 15, 2020: “Use & Occupancy and Lease Agreements: What Not-for-Profit & Religious Corporations Need to Know”
  • April 7, 2020: “Navigating the Paycheck Protection Program: A Guide for Non-Profit and Religious Organizations”
  • November 8, 2018: “Interchurch Center Conference”, Jodi moderated the panel “Understanding Project Feasibility & Potential Deal Structure”
  • October 9, 2018: Practical Resources for Churches (PRC) Webinar: Mission Driven Development
  • October 3, 2018: Building Brooklyn Right, a faith-based development forum for houses of worship