Jennifer Huckleberry is an attorney with a practice focused on securities litigation and commercial litigation. Her practice primarily consists of civil litigation and encompasses general commercial litigation and providing financial expertise in government defense actions, including investigations brought by the Securities Exchange Commission and charges brought by the Department of Justice, and identifying litigation exposure in finance transactions and initial public offerings.
Prior to her legal career, Jennifer served the private sector in various roles as a finance professional. Her financial acumen and passion for advocacy drive her results-oriented approach that focuses on achieving outcomes that align with clients’ legal and business objectives.
Jennifer’s practice as a securities litigation attorney includes actions involving securities fraud, Ponzi schemes, and mergers and acquisitions. She also prosecutes fraudulent transfer and breach of fiduciary duty actions in adversary proceedings arising out of chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings, which dovetails with her former bankruptcy practice.
In conjunction with her securities litigation practice, Jennifer enjoys a commercial litigation practice involving breach of contract litigation between domestic and international companies. Her practice involves all stages of the litigation process, in addition to interpreting and analyzing international treaties such as the Hauge Convention and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, and Export Administration Regulations and other trade restrictions adopted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
Professional Experience in Finance
Earlier in her career, Jennifer gained considerable experience in the finance industry working in credit and corporate strategy for a large federal bank in San Diego, California. In this role, she worked closely with the chief credit officer to create strategies, detect early signs of default and market incongruous assets for sale. Jennifer’s success in these roles earned her the title of project manager for the mergers and acquisitions team where she performed due diligence and crafted financial analyses for the board of directors. In a prior role as a financial analyst for a leading IT company, Jennifer created competitor and key performance indicator analyses for divisional executives. Jennifer’s development of a new efficient process with an innovative approach was implemented internationally after it was found to be unilaterally responsible for increasing bonus forecast accuracy by 20 percent.