About Jenny

Jenny Palmer is a litigator in Stoel Rives’ Boise office. With a focus on employment law, Jenny regularly defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, and wrongful termination. She also maintains a general commercial litigation practice, helping clients navigate various business disputes, including breach of contract and fraud claims.

Jenny represents employers of all sizes and across various industries, including technology, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, agriculture, and retail. She is an experienced litigator in state and federal court, having defended her clients in multiple bench and jury trials and on appeal. She also represents employers facing charges of discrimination before administrative agencies, counseling them through all stages of the process. Her comprehensive expertise extends to conducting internal investigations for companies and boards. Practical and strategic, Jenny offers her clients straightforward, usable guidance to navigate any employment-related concerns that may arise.

In addition to her employment and civil defense practice, Jenny represents guardians ad litem in child protection cases in the Idaho State Court. She also serves on the board of directors of LED, a nonprofit organization creating innovative and accessible artistic experiences in Boise.

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  • Secured dismissal of gender-based discrimination, harassment, and retaliation lawsuit in federal court.
  • Secured dismissal of complaint brought against medical provider for alleged civil rights violations.
  • Secured summary judgment for client facing breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and Idaho Consumer Protection Act claims.
  • Secured summary judgment for client facing race and national origin discrimination claims.
  • Represented multiple clients through bench and jury trials on commercial and employment claims.
  • Routinely defends clients against charges of discrimination and retaliation before the Idaho Human Rights Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Routinely counsels clients on various employment-related concerns, including questions related to disability accommodation, fitness for duty, wage claims, termination, and severance.

Pro Bono

  • Represents guardians ad litem in child protection cases.
  • Successfully represented multiple asylum-seekers before the San Francisco Immigration Court.
  • Part of the team that overturned the murder conviction of man who spent 19 years wrongfully incarcerated for murder.
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Honors & Activities

  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Commercial Litigation), 2022–2024
  • Recipient, Leaders in Law award, Idaho Business Review, 2023
  • Board Member, LED
  • Member, Idaho Women Lawyers
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