Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law
J.D. Columbia University School of Law, 1990 B.A., Denison University, 1987
Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic
Advanced Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic
Jennifer Borg is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and Of Counsel at Pashman Stein Walder Hayden in Hackensack, New Jersey. Her practice areas include media law and litigation. Formerly, she was General Counsel, Vice President, and Corporate Secretary of North Jersey Media Group Inc, which published more than 50 newspapers and magazines. As head of the legal department there, Borg handled all First Amendment issues and right-of-access claims, as well as all the company's litigation and transactional matters. In 2014, she successfully litigated many cases under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act, helping Bergen County’s daily newspaper The Record in its award-winning breaking news coverage of “Bridgegate.” Borg was also involved in major copyright issues, such as the licensing of the iconic photograph taken by The Record’s Thomas E. Franklin showing three firefighters raising an American flag at Ground Zero. Borg is President of the Foundation of Northern New Jersey f/k/a North Jersey Media Group Foundation, which she founded in 2002 to assist those who suffered losses as a result of the events of September 11.