Jennifer Huckleberry thrives on providing thoughtful and strategic legal solutions to complex issues and subject matter facing her clients. Jennifer has a passion for advocacy and justice both inside and outside of the courtroom. She has experience in all stages of litigation, including drafting pleadings, discovery, and appellate briefs, arguing at hearings, taking, and defending depositions, interviewing witnesses in internal investigations, assisting with trial strategy, including witness preparation, conducting direct examinations of witnesses, and cross-examining lay and expert witnesses. She is a member of the Litigation Department.
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 client’s legal and business objectives.
Jennifer has a deep appreciation for international travel, and she is an avid runner and hiker.
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.