- J.D., Creighton University School of Law, cum laude
- B.A., Loyola Marymount University
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
- U.S. Supreme Court
Jennifer has handled complex litigation matters on behalf of clients that include major financial and lending institutions, mortgage companies, product manufacturers and municipalities. Her practice in mortgage banking and financial services-related matters involves experience in defense of class actions, claims as to loan fraud origination, claims of negligence and intentional misconduct as to loan servicing, and defense relating to alleged violations of TILA, RESPA, the FDCPA, HAMP and TCPA, among others. She also has significant class action experience that involves the defense of class certification and the administration of class action settlements.
Jennifer has varied experience in all aspects of litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including complex discovery, law and motion, trials, arbitration and mediation.
- “Saving Preemption: A Conflict Preemption Quandary Resolved in Geier v. American Honda Motor Co., Inc.,” Transportation Law Journal, vol. 32, no. 3, Summer 2005
- Fourth Judicial District of Iowa (judicial clerkship)
Representing mortgage banking entities in defense of claims as to loan origination and servicing, and in defense of alleged violations of TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, HAMP and TCPA.
Representing governmental entities in matters relating to contracts, land use, tort liability, zoning and general tort liability.
Managing litigation in toxic tort and product liability matters.
Handling appellate issues in the California Courts of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit.