Jennifer J Nagle

Partner

State Street Financial Center, One Lincoln Street
Boston, MA 02111-2950

United States of America

Ms. Nagle focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, serving as counsel for companies involved in disputes in state and federal courts throughout the country. Ms. Nagle works with her clients to develop litigation strategies that balance advocacy and pragmatism, with a focus on achieving the best end result for the business.

Ms. Nagle’s procedural and substantive experience crosses industries and legal practice areas. Ms. Nagle has assisted companies with litigation and associated risk assessment at various stages of the business lifecycle, including litigation concerning business deals/contracts, employment and quasi-employment relationships, restrictive covenants, trade secrets, trademarks and other intellectual property rights, and federal and state consumer protection issues, among others. She handles all aspects of litigation including injunction hearings, motion practice, discovery (including complex electronic discovery), evidentiary hearings, bench and jury trials, and post-trial practice. In addition, she assists clients with early resolution efforts, settlement negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations (domestic and international).

Ms. Nagle also has substantial experience in class action defense and consumer finance litigation, defending businesses, including financial services institutions, in state and federal class actions lawsuits suits brought under federal consumer protection statutes such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, as well as under common law theories of liability and various state unfair and deceptive acts and practices laws. She regularly manages complex class discovery, class certification motion practice, and class action settlements. Through her class action practice in particular, Ms. Nagle is well versed in complex discovery, including extensive fact-finding and interviews, written discovery, deposition practice, and the management of the preservation, collection, and production of electronically stored information.

In addition to her litigation experience, Ms. Nagle also regularly advises clients in the area of restrictive covenants, including compliance with state laws, assessment of hiring and separation risks, and strategic analysis related to enforcement of restrictive covenants through dispute resolution or resort to litigation.

Ms. Nagle is an active member of the firm’s global Women in the Profession Committee, chairperson of the Boston office’s chapter of the committee, and co-chairperson of a committee taskforce directed at promoting women in the legal workplace.

Education

  • B.A., Drew University (2003)
    summa cum laude
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School (2007)
    Best Oral Advocate, 2007 Edwin R. Keedy Moot Court Competition; Associate Editor, Journal of International Law & Policy, now Journal of International Law

Admissions

Bar of Massachusetts, Bar of New Jersey
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