Jennifer is a litigator and negotiator, working extensively with banks, mortgage lenders, small businesses, insurance companies, entrepreneurs and individuals.

Overview

Jennifer is able to economically and efficiently produce results for her clients in a variety of business litigation and civil rights litigation matters.

She combines her legal knowledge with a background in the insurance industry. Prior to law school, she acted as a team leader in a large claims department, which allows her to take a particularly pragmatic and venturous approach to her current practice.

Jennifer is proud to participate in the 2019 session of Ladder Down, an intensive one-year leadership and business development program for women lawyers.

Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer worked as a judicial clerk for the Arizona Court of Appeals for Honorable Garye Vasquez. She researched and wrote numerous civil and criminal decisions and opinions, including ones dealing with breach of contract and election challenges. She also attended oral argument and weekly discussion calendar with three-judge panel.

Experience

Jennifer has obtained numerous favorable settlements for her clients, including a key settlement where she was able to protect her client from a potential multi-million dollar judgment.

She recently defeated an alter-ego claim brought against a client and obtained not only the dismissal of the case, but also an award of the majority of the client's attorneys' fees.

Business-oriented, Jennifer was able to obtain a successful settlement that allowed her client to rescind several agreements that would have prevented the client from doing business with a large number of customers.

Jennifer played an essential role in the firm's representation of a key witness in connection with the ethics hearing of former senator Scott Bundgaard before the Arizona Senate Ethics Committee.

News & Insights

Publications

  • "Tips on How to Write a Strong Appellate Brief," Maricopa Lawyer, August 2015

Recognitions

Recognitions

SuperLawyers® Rising Star, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019

Practices & Industries

Admissions

  • Arizona, 2010
  • U.S. District Court of Arizona, 2011

Education

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude,  2010

  • DeConcini, McDonald, Yetwin and Lacy Award for Highest Academic Achievement
  • Order of the Coif
  • Arizona Law Review Articles Editor
  • Perry Rogers Full Tuition Scholarship
  • Outstanding Performance in Oral Advocacy Award Recipient

University of California, Los Angeles, Masters in Social Welfare, 2000

University of Oxford, B.A., M.A., 1997

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