Jennifer Guy’s casework crosses many of the firm’s practice areas, including representing people and businesses impacted by global terror, environmental negligence, government entities seeking to advance public health interests, and patients who suffered complications caused by defective medical drugs and devices.
Jennifer’s antiterrorism casework includes advocating for September 11, 2001 families and survivors in groundbreaking litigation targeting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and others who are accused of helping al Qaeda carry out the attacks. She also helps terror victims file claims through the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund.
Jennifer represents consumers who allege software company Blackbaud failed to protect their private information in a 2020 ransomware attack and subsequent data breach, leaving them susceptible to identity theft and other cybercrimes.
Jennifer was part of a team that represents dozens of governmental entities, including states, cities, towns, counties and townships in litigation against several pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and distributors for the alleged deceptive marketing of highly addictive opioids. She also represented people and businesses affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Before joining Motley Rice, Jennifer worked in product liability law and later as a financial consultant for a global wealth management provider. She also audited and monitored all business activities for compliance with National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements for a privately held bank.
While attending law school, Jennifer was a member of The George Washington International Law Review and served as a law clerk for William T. Newman, Jr., Chief Judge of Virginia’s 17th Circuit.
J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1995
B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991
- South Carolina
American Association for Justice
Georgia State Bar Association
South Carolina Bar Association, Lawyer’s Fund for Client Protection Committee (2020-2022)