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Biography

Jennifer concentrates her practice in employment litigation in federal and state courts, as well as before governmental agencies such as the EEOC and OFCCP. In addition to litigating claims, Jennifer also frequently advises clients on issues related to affirmative action plans, including preparing plans, planning for and defending OFCCP audits, and conducting compensation analyses.

Jennifer joined the firm in 2014 after graduating cum laude from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. During her second year of law school, Jennifer received an award for excellence in oral advocacy after competing as a quarterfinalist in IU’s annual Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition. The following year, Jennifer was selected by a panel of students and faculty to serve on the Moot Court Executive Board, where she was responsible for overseeing the law school’s largest alumni and student event.

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 continues to serve Mali on the Board of Directors for African Sky – a nonprofit organization devoted to lessening the extreme effects of poverty in Mali.

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.

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Education

Bar Memberships

Courts

Jennifer is admitted to practice before the following courts:

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

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Ohio State Bar Association

Cincinnati Bar Association

Sagamore Inn of Court

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

IKRON, Board of Directors, 2018-present

African Sky, Board of Directors, 2014-present

Major Publications

Jennifer is an author of the following publications:

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