Jennifer Palmer represents clients in complex commercial litigation, including bankruptcy disputes and creditors' rights matters.
Jennifer represents companies and individuals in federal and state court litigation, including claims involving securities, financial products, intellectual property, trade secrets, unfair trade practices, employment issues, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty. In addition, Jennifer has experience handling complex Chapter 11 cases, and she also represents secured and unsecured creditors in contested matters and adversary proceedings in bankruptcy. She has served clients in a number of industries, including the finance, telecommunications, insurance, consumer products, energy, and pharmaceutical industries. She has also successfully represented claimants and respondents in international arbitration proceedings under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Jennifer served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Charles P. Sifton of the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of New York. Before joining Day Pitney, she practiced law for several years in New York and Paris at a major international law firm. Jennifer is fluent in French and Spanish.
Represented major international telecommunications company as debtor in Chapter 11 proceedings, including resolution of hundreds of unliquidated creditor claims and defense of adversary proceeding involving claims for copyright infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets
Represented private equity firm in bankruptcy trial involving mezzanine finance litigation scheme and successfully obtained dismissal of improperly filed bankruptcy petition
Defended major international bank in breach of contract action arising out of credit default swap transaction and obtained favorable settlement at mediation
Obtained dismissal of securities fraud action arising out of collateralized debt obligations on behalf of major international bank
Defended major international pharmaceutical company in securities fraud action based on new drug FDA approval process
Represented Latin American respondent consortium in an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration involving a dispute under a sales agreement
Represented French respondent in an International Chamber of Commerce arbitration involving a dispute over a post-closing purchase price adjustment
Represented art collector in proceedings for New York discovery in connection with art fraud proceedings in France and Norway
Successfully obtained asylum and VAWA cancellation of removal status for three pro bono clients
The Legal Aid Society's Pro Bono Publico Award, 2012
Sanctuary for Families' Above & Beyond Pro Bono Award, 2008
St. Mark's Episcopal Church of New Canaan, Children's Choirs Coordinator
St. Mark's Episcopal Church of New Canaan, Search Committee Member; Director of Music Ministry, 2018