Jennifer K. Couch

Jennifer Couch

Jennifer Couch assists her clients through complex real estate matters, bringing a background in business and immigration to her practice. Jennifer works with a variety of clients, including real estate developers, lenders, distributors, educational institutions, and government entities. As a former immigration paralegal based in Harlem in Manhattan, she is comfortable interacting with clients across all cultures and backgrounds. As a Business Law Scholar at Georgetown University Law School, Jennifer has accounting, tax, antitrust, contracting, and merger experience, and comprehensive knowledge of negotiations, multi-party negotiations, and mediations.

As a Venable summer associate, Jennifer worked in various practice areas, including wealth and estate planning, corporate, and privacy matters. Jennifer was part of the firm’s LCLD program and continues to stay involved in expanding diversity at the workplace by presenting at diversity panels to interested law students.

Related Practices


Representative Matters

  • Assisted in drafting the bills of sale, special warranty deeds, and omnibus assignments for a large real estate developer
  • Reviewed and compared a declaration and lease to confirm any issues for a nationally recognized pharmacy supplies distributor
  • Researched the applicability of Florida’s underground storage tank systems (USTs) regulations for a private college
  • Researched DC code to establish real property that was conveyed to an independent authority of the DC government
  • Drafting articles and timelines for clients and the firm website regarding Local Law 97




  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 2022
    • Certificate of Achievement for completing the Business Law Scholars Program
    • Private sector professional chair, Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA)
    • Senior editor and digital committee member, Georgetown Journal of International Law
    • Fellow and mentor, Resilience, Innovation, and Sustainability through Education (RISE) Program
    • Office assistant, Office of Equity and Inclusion
    • Opportunity Scholarship
    • Pro Bono Pledge
  • B.A. Political Science and Psychology The City College of New York 2015
    • Minor: English
    • CCNY Psychology Honors Thesis Recognition, The Effect of an Interviewer’s Instruction and Feedback on Eyewitness Memory
    • Skadden, Arps Honors Program Legal Studies Scholar
    • Member, National Science Foundation: Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Participant, 2020 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinder Program, Venable
  • Member, Women Attorneys at Venable (WAVe)


Pro Bono

  • CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project  


  • La Fondita de Jesus – helped cook and distribute food for the underprivileged and indigent in a soup kitchen  
  • Save the Gatos – worked in an animal shelter and bathed stray kittens, cleaned their cages, and fed them

Personal Activities

  • Inventing new drinks using her skills as a former barista
  • Baking cakes and pastries while incorporating Asian flavors, such as miso and ube