Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Jennifer M. McCormick

Partner - Walnut Creek

jmccormick@foleymansfield.com

510-590-9500

Bar Admissions: California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Practice Groups: Construction, Environmental, Product Liability, Toxic Tort / Mass Tort

Education: Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, 1996, JD; University of Oklahoma, 1993, BA, Political Science

Memberships: Defense Research Institute (DRI); California State Bar Association

BIOGRAPHY

Jennifer McCormick is an experienced litigator in Foley & Mansfield's Walnut Creek office focusing on complex litigation with an emphasis in toxic tort, product liability, environmental law and construction defect cases.

Jennifer serves as national coordinating counsel for a client involved in asbestos related lawsuits in various states. In this capacity, she oversees all aspects of litigation working with local counsel in various jurisdictions on settlement strategy, discovery and motion practice.

In California locally, she also manages complex asbestos, environmental and toxic tort cases from initial service to verdict.  

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Kenneth Evans et al., v American Optical Corporation, et al., Defense Verdict on Appeal

IN THE NEWS

May 5, 2016
Law360 Ranks Foley & Mansfield Among Top Firms for Female Attorneys

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has been ranked 15th on Law360’s 2016 list of the 100 best U.S. law firms for women.

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March 1, 2016
Client Alert: Statute of Repose Bars Some – But Not Most – Claims Related to Turbines in Power Plants

The Minnesota District Court issued an order on March 1, 2016, granting in part and denying in part summary judgment on the statute of repose defense.

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August 21, 2014
Gary D. Sharp and Jennifer M. McCormick Earn a Defense Verdict in the San Francisco Superior Court

After hearing evidence for 3 ½ weeks, a jury in the San Francisco Superior Court deliberated for 5 hours before returning a defense verdict July 30, 2014 on behalf of Foley & Mansfield client, Belnortel Corporation.

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CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certificate in Environmental/Natural Resources Law from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College

PRESENTATIONS

Prepping Your Expert 101, Young Lawyers Breakout, DRI Asbestos Medicine Conference - November, 2015.

PRO BONO

Jennifer volunteered as a court appointed special advocate (CASA) in Portland, OR while in law school

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