Jennifer concentrates her practice in employment law counseling, including advising clients on issues related to hiring and firing, workplace investigations, employment policies, and wage and hour compliance. Jennifer also frequently advises clients on affirmative action plans, including preparing plans, planning for and defending OFCCP audits, and conducting compensation analyses. In addition to counseling employers, Jennifer litigates employment law claims in federal and state courts, as well as before governmental agencies such as the EEOC and OFCCP. Jennifer has represented employers in single plaintiff and class and collective action litigation matters brought under Title VII, the ADEA, the ADAAA, the FMLA, the FLSA, and various other federal and state employment laws.
Jennifer joined the firm in 2014 after graduating cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.
Before law school, Jennifer served for two years as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali, West Africa, where she trained more than 60 local farmers and students in agricultural and marketing techniques. Through her service, Jennifer gained invaluable experience in project management and cross-cultural communication.
Jennifer received her history degree magna cum laude in the Philosophy, Politics, and the Public Honors Program at Xavier University. During her time at Xavier, Jennifer completed an internship at the National Endowment for the Arts and volunteered with various community organizations in Cincinnati.
March 23, 2020
U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Supreme Court of Indiana
Supreme Court of Ohio
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Sagamore Inn of Court
IKRON, Board of Directors, 2018-present
Access to Justice Awards Celebration, Co-Chair, 2020
“Final Overtime Rule Remains in Limbo,” On the Merits, Federal Bar Association Winter 2016 Newsletter
“The Future of OFCCP Compliance,” On the Merits, Federal Bar Association Spring 2017 Newsletter