Jenny represents management’s labor and employment interests for a diverse client base of employers in the technology, finance, higher education, health care, and manufacturing industries, among others.
Jenny defends employers in a wide variety of employment litigation, including discrimination matters, wage and hour class action litigation, restrictive covenant disputes, and wrongful termination actions in both state and federal court. She also regularly handles charges and lawsuits before administrative agencies and defends management in labor arbitrations. In addition to her litigation practice, Jenny regularly counsels employers regarding compliance matters arising under state and federal laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the WARN Act, state wage and hour laws, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and various federal and state civil rights laws. Jenny also handles traditional labor matters for employers, including labor arbitrations and unfair labor practice charges.
Jenny has also counseled, led investigations, and litigated on technology-specific issues including several Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) cases. She serves as a thought leader to her colleagues on the deployment of technology in the operational practice of law and on myriad issues where technology and labor and employment law intersect.
Jenny sits on the Cozen O’Connor firmwide Technology Committee and is one of the chairs of the Labor & Employment Department’s Innovation Committee. She was recently named co-chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Labor and Employment Law Section on Technology in the Practice and Workplace Committee. She has also chaired the planning committee for the ABA’s Annual Symposium on Technology in the Workplace.
Jenny earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and her law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.