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Jayné Johnson

Senior Policy Analyst, State Initiatives

Jayné Johnson brings policy and advocacy experience to the Justice Reinvestment portfolio. Following law school, Jayné served as a judicial clerk and state court mediator. She served as counsel to the New Jersey Law Revision Commission, which was tasked with proposing legislation to clarify and update existing statutes. As senior counsel at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, Jayné worked to advance economic justice reforms for marginalized communities. Previously, Jayné represented survivors of natural disasters in consumer and housing law matters, including the successful appeal of federal recoupment. Jayné received a BA in international studies from Oakwood University, a historically Black university in Huntsville, Alabama, and a JD from Rutgers University Law School.


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