Overview

About Jenna

Jenna is an integral member of Stoel Rives’ Litigation Group. Jenna represents clients in complex business and commercial disputes, including cases involving defective products, violations of the Washington Consumer Protection Act, federal and state antitrust statutes, and insurance coverage disputes. Jenna defends clients and their interests in both individual lawsuits and class actions in both state and federal courts across the country and advises clients through mediation, arbitration, trial, and appeals.

As an efficient and effective advocate for her clients, Jenna delivers practical solutions and works diligently to resolve complex disputes for clients both in and out of the formal litigation process. Jenna also stays active in the community through her pro bono and volunteer work.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Jenna was an associate and summer associate at Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, in Philadelphia. Jenna was also judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gerald J. Pappert of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 2015.

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Experience

Experience

Class Actions

  • Represented Washington healthcare provider in putative class action alleging violations of Washington’s Charity Care Act and collaborated with litigation team to obtain favorable individual settlement.
  • Representing pro bono a class of plaintiffs seeking to protect private and personal data from disclosure under the Washington Public Records Act.

Commercial Litigation

  • Represent insurer in multiple lawsuits seeking insurance coverage and alleging bad faith and violations of Washington’s Insurance Fair Conduct Act, relating to condominium damage claims. Recently obtained complete dismissal of all claims at summary judgment and favorably resolved similar matters in client’s favor.
  • Represent auto manufacturer in products liability action involving automotive component parts alleging violations of Washington law.
  • Represent healthcare services and products company in action brought by the Washington Attorney General asserting violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act and other torts.
  • Represented healthcare provider in defense of claims by former shareholders seeking to void a release agreement and obtained complete dismissal of all claims with prejudice at summary judgment, obtained award of attorneys’ fees for client, and successfully defended summary judgment decision on appeal.
  • Represented purchaser in failed real estate transaction and secured summary judgment and specific enforcement of purchase and sale agreement on behalf of client.

Privacy and Security

  • Counsel and represented businesses regarding data breaches, incident response, breach notification, and regulatory reporting requirements.
  • Represented individuals in invasion of privacy claims arising from property dispute.

Public Interest Litigation

  • Representing pro bono client in petition before the Indeterminate Sentencing Review Board.
  • Assist pro bono client in legal name and gender identity change on birth certificate and governmental identification.
  • Assist pro bono client in petitioning court for civil protection order.

Experience Gained Prior to Joining Stoel Rives

  • Member of litigation team in multi-district litigation civil antitrust action that was favorably resolved for client prior to trial.
  • Member of litigation team that simultaneously managed multiple class actions, individual actions, and arbitrations regarding breach of contract, statutory, and tort claims brought by landowners in royalty disputes.
  • Regularly obtained early resolution in putative class actions and individual actions filed by consumers pursuant to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and other common law and statutory claims by successfully compelling claims to arbitration and/or obtaining early dismissal of actions on motions to dismiss.
  • Represented pro bono a client sentenced to life without the possibility of parole as a juvenile in his resentencing and subsequent release from custody.
  • Law clerk, The Honorable Gerald J. Pappert, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2015.
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Honors

Honors & Activities

  • Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America (Commercial Litigation), 2020–2021 and 2021–2022
  • Young Lawyer Liaison for the Antitrust and Consumer Protection Section, Washington State Bar Association
  • Intake Committee, Legal Voice
  • Member, Antitrust and Consumer Protection Section and Litigation Section, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, Washington Women Lawyers
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, Antitrust Section
  • Legal Practice Scholar Award recipient, William & Mary Law School, 2014
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