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900 Elm Street
Manchester, NH 03101

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Local Litigation Star

Top 250 Women in Litigation


Practice area:

Commercial
Employment
Labor and employment


Jennifer is a Director and Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department.  She has over 24 years of experience litigating and resolving disputes for companies and business owners in a wide range of complex commercial cases and employment matters.  She has litigated in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  Jennifer has represented companies in business litigation involving contracts, tortious interference, unfair competition, shareholder, real estate, tax abatement, eminent domain, leases, misrepresentation, and other business disputes.  She has represented employers in the areas of employment discrimination, executive termination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, contract, defamation, wages, trade secret, non-competition, and non-solicitation disputes.  Jennifer has also represented companies in employment and tax abatement matters at the agency level and conducted workplace trainings and discrimination/harassment investigations.  She has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution.


Jennifer is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, and First Circuit Court of Appeals.


Recognition:

  • American College of Trial Lawyers; 
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers; 
  • Benchmark Litigation - Top 250 Women; 
  • Best Lawyers in America; 
  • Super Lawyers New England; 
  • Suffolk University Law School, 2019 Outstanding Alumni Service; 
  • Top Women of Law, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, 2020; 
  • Marilla M. Ricker Achievement Award by the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association 2016; 
  • Outstanding Woman in Business by New Hampshire Business Review (2015); 
  • Named Top 50 Woman Super Lawyers in New England (2013, 2015, 2016).


Involvement:

  • Palace Theatres, Chair Board of Trustees (2020 - present), Board member (2012 - present), Co-Chair, Community Advisory Board (2018 - 2019); 
  • American Bar Association, State Delegate (NH) (2020-present); 
  • American Bar Association, Chair of Drafting Committee (2019-2020); 
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents, President (2018-2019); 
  • Executive Council and Officer (2012-2020); 
  • President of the NH Bar Association (2011-2012); 
  • President of the NH Women’s Bar Association (2000-2002).

 

Updated July 2021