Partridge Snow & Hahn (PS&H) is pleased to announce that the firm has elected Christian Jenner to Partner and René Moniz to Counsel. Jenner practices out of both the firm’s Providence and Boston offices. Moniz is based primarily in the firm’s New Bedford office.
“Christian and René are gifted, talented and dedicated attorneys and an integral part of our litigation team,” said PS&H Managing Partner Howard Merten. “Our firm’s future is even brighter having them as Partner and Counsel. We could not be more excited.”
Jenner’s multifaceted dispute resolution practice emphasizes complex business litigation and technology disputes. He represents clients in state and federal courts, before the American Arbitration Association, and in both private and court-annexed mediations.
Prior to joining PS&H, Jenner was a litigator in the Boston office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as well as a partner at a Providence-based law firm. He also served as legal counsel for the State of Rhode Island in the Office of the Governor. Jenner earned a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School and a B.S. from Georgetown University, summa cum laude. Dedicated to community and professional service, Jenner is a member of the board of directors for the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America. He has been Chairperson of its Friends of Scouting effort since 2015. He is also a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association, and the Federal Bar Association.
Moniz practices in the firm’s Business Litigation Group and her concentration primarily involves contract, insurance and employment disputes. She practices in both Massachusetts and Rhode Island on the federal, state and appellate court levels. She received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and earned her B.S. from University of Tampa, magna cum laude.
Moniz is well recognized within the Southcoast area for her key roles in various non-profit organizations. Her dedication, not only to her profession, but in the community has earned her substantial praise and attention. She is the Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society located in New Bedford and the Vice President of the South Coast Business Alliance that focuses on disadvantaged and at-risk youth in the New Bedford community. Moniz also spearheaded the rehabilitation of the Philip E. Lukey Park, a four-acre site located in Wareham, Massachusetts, into a multi-use community park, using Community Preservation Funds, as well as private donations. Her efforts have also been recognized in Rhode Island where she received the 40 Under Forty award in 2018 from the Providence Business News.