Jennifer Gardner

Law Graduate

Overview

Jennifer M. Gardner is a law graduate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Houston office, where she is a member of the firm’s Finance Practice. Jennifer is not admitted to practice law in any state.

Jennifer began with Foley as a summer associate and law clerk. In these roles she reviewed contracts, prepared due diligence and data analysis reports, financial filings, closing checklists and client memos. She researched legal questions and property filings and analyzed collateral valuations for the Finance and Bankruptcy Practices.

Prior to joining Foley, Jennifer was a senior consulting manager for the Access Sciences Corporation in Houston, Texas. She advised clients and industry groups on records and information management approaches that protect information assets and engage stakeholders, assured quality services by coaching consultants, managing budgets and identifying risks. Jennifer promoted thought leadership by maintaining industry awareness, building and fostering relationships and providing training on best practices and emerging industry trends. She developed business by identifying opportunities, understanding client needs, meeting client expectations, designing solutions and negotiating work statements. She also presented at industry conferences on information governance, records retention, classification methods and taxonomy design.

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Managing editor, Houston Journal of International Law
    • President, Evening Law Student Association
    • Fundraising chair, The Advocates
    • Member, Association of Women in Law
    • Member, Energy and Environmental Law Society
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX (B.S., cum laude, 2006)
    • International Honor Society for Business Programs

Professional Memberships

  • Member, League of Women Voters
  • Member, Houston Association of Women Attorneys

Admissions

Jennifer is not admitted to practice law in any state.

Capabilities