Education

  • University of Connecticut (JD, 1989)
  • University of Connecticut (BA, History, 1985)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of California
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States Tax Court

Jen’s bi-coastal employment practice focuses on crafting business solutions to legal problems facing corporations and executives. While she is a zealous advocate in the courtroom, she relishes her role as counselor and focuses her practice on solving employee mobility issues, litigating wage and hour class actions, and making employment regulations accessible for her corporate clients.

Some of her more recent representative litigation matters include:

  • Winning a trial for a medical device manufacturer against its former CEO and obtaining an award of legal fees for the company against the former CEO.
  • Successfully defending a group of technology executives in an employee non-solicitation lawsuit.
  • Defeating preliminary injunction motion by one of the nation’s largest integrated pharmacy management companies against a former executive to prevent him from joining its competitor.
  • Representing a global investment bank relating to an alleged breach of an employee’s restrictive covenant agreement and unfair competition claims.
  • Defending multiple corporations in multi-jurisdictional wage and hour class action claims in California and New York.

Jen, who has an AV Preeminent ranking from Martindale-Hubbell, is a faculty member and advisor to The Honor Foundation, a non-profit organization that assists Navy Seals and other armed services special operators transition from military service to the private sector. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County.

Jen, who was named to the San Diego Daily Transcript’s 2017 list of Influential Women in San Diego, is frequently quoted in the Wall Street Journal and other publications about employment topics and is a frequent contributor to the firm’s award-winning employmentmatters.com blog. You can follow her Corporate Divorce Series she publishes on LinkedIn here.

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