Managing Partner, DHR
Chapter Board - New York City
Jennifer Skylakos is a Managing Partner at DHR, where she is the Head of Global Infrastructure and Energy Funds Practice Group; and is a senior member of the Real Estate Practice Group, focusing on Latin America. Prior to joining DHR International, Jennifer served as a Managing Partner with Sousou Partners, where she was Head of Infrastructure and Energy for the Americas, and Real Estate and Hospitality in Latin America.
Jennifer started her career as an Attorney Advisor through the Attorney General’s Honors Program at the Department of Justice, and then an Associate at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP in New York City, specializing in corporate immigration law. Prior to Sousou Partners, Jennifer was the Manager of Special Events for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, where she helped raise millions of dollars for critically and chronically ill children in the Tri-state area.
Jennifer graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations, and received her Juris Doctor from Syracuse University College of Law, with a Certificate of Concentration in Global Law & Practice.
Jennifer was a competitive gymnast in her youth, and coached at the recreational level while in college. She has two boys who are active in basketball, baseball, soccer and springboard diving. Her husband, also an athlete growing up, is an assistant coach for both baseball and basketball teams. PCA is a natural fit for Jennifer, based on her experience as an athlete, coach and parent.