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Jesse Centrella

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230 Park Ave 3rd Floor West
New York, New York 10169

Jesse Centrella is an Associate at Friedman & Houlding, LLP. He represents victims of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation in employment.

Jesse attended Rutgers University and Savannah Law School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of Savannah Law Review. During law school, Jesse served as a law clerk to the Honorable Timothy R. Walmsley in Georgia’s Eastern Judicial Circuit Superior Court. Jesse, additionally, served as a research assistant to Professor Judd. F. Sneirson, performing research for corporate and environmental law scholarship with a focus on sustainable business practices, and to Professor Caprice L. Roberts, performing research for remedies, federal courts, civil rights, and restitution scholarship.

Jesse graduated law school as the class salutatorian, where he was Order of the Oak, and received the Trailblazer Award for the student who most advances causes that enrich the law school.

Jesse lives in Savannah, Georgia, where he is admitted to practice in State and Federal courts. Jesse enjoys spending time with his son, playing guitar and banjo, composing Bluegrass music, fishing, gardening, and hiking. Jesse is licensed to practice in Georgia, but not in New York state.


J.D., Savannah Law School, 2015
magna cum laude
Editor-in-Chief, Savannah Law Review

B.A., Rutgers University, 2004