Jennifer is part of a team that represents dozens of states, cities, towns, counties and townships in litigation against several pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and distributors for the alleged deceptive marketing and overselling of highly addictive opioid prescription painkillers She also represents people and businesses affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
As a former small business owner, Jennifer understands the complexities and personal investment involved in small business litigation. Before joining Motley Rice, she spent almost a decade as a consultant for a multi-service small business management company, working with a variety of businesses ranging from nonprofits to national software companies. She 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. She currently volunteers her time as a mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation, a non-profit seeking to empower women through entrepreneurship and financial independence.