About Jenny

Jenny Palmer is an associate in Stoel Rives’ Litigation group who advises clients on a variety of complex business litigation matters in federal and state court. She regularly represents companies in commercial contract disputes, business torts, and investigations. She also represents companies in employment matters, including those related to claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, and retaliation, both in court and before administrative agencies. Jenny has represented her clients in mediations and arbitrations, as well as in appeals before the Ninth Circuit, Idaho Supreme Court, and the California Supreme Court.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Jenny was an associate at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Prior to law school, she worked as a research analyst for expert economists in litigation.

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  • Secured summary judgment for client facing breach of contract, promissory estoppel, and Idaho Consumer Protection Act claims.
  • Won motion to dismiss complaint brought against medical provider for alleged civil rights violations.
  • Successfully opposed motions to dismiss on behalf of client bringing breach of contract and fraud claims.
  • Helped client achieve favorable settlement on the eve of trial in breach of contract and fraud case arising out of business acquisition.
  • Helped client achieve favorable settlement of disability discrimination and retaliation claims.
  • Represented defendant in eminent domain case, including through trial.
  • Represented company in arbitration over electricity rates.
  • Defending multiple companies in employment charges before the Idaho Human Rights Commission and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Defending multiple companies in business and employment disputes in state and federal court.

Pro Bono

  • Part of the team that successfully overturned the murder conviction of man who spent 19 years wrongfully incarcerated for murder.
  • Successfully represented multiple asylum-seekers before the San Francisco Immigration Court.
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Honors & Activities

Civic Activities

  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Commercial Litigation), 2022–2023
  • Member, Idaho Women Lawyers
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