Jennifer Jones

Senior Litigation Career Associate

Wheeling, W.V. (GOIC)

Jennifer Jones is a member of the Litigation Group in Orrick's Global Operations & Innovation Center in Wheeling, West Virginia. Jennifer's practice focuses on commercial litigation, product liability and government investigations.

Jennifer has substantial experience defending complex product liability claims, high stakes commercial litigation, class actions, and state and federal government investigations. She also has significant experience managing complex discovery matters, coordinating company-wide fact investigations, coordinating cases across jurisdictions, and working in joint defense groups.

Jennifer is committed to pro bono work and has successfully represented clients in state and federal court, including the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit where she obtained a reversal and remand. She is a member of the United Way of Allegheny County's Women's Leadership Council and serves on its United For Women Grant Approval Committee.

Prior to joining Orrick, Jennifer worked in the Business and Tort Litigation group at Jones Day in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

  • Jennifer's experience includes:

    • Serving on the Orrick team representing Union Carbide Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company) as national counsel for asbestos litigation.
    • Defending manufacturers of lead paint and lead pigment, tires, and tobacco in product liability lawsuits in various jurisdictions throughout the United States.
    • Preparing for high stakes commercial arbitration in an expedited manner, including completion of large scale electronic document production in just several weeks.
    • Defending a large health care provider in various breach of contract and antitrust matters.
    • Working closely with company employees and in-house counsel during document collection and preservation to balance business concerns with litigation goals.