University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 2004
Order of the Coif
Associate Member, Missouri Law Review, 2002-2003
Lead Articles Editor, 2003-2004
Truman State University,
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Nominating Committee, 2016-2017; Women in the Legal Profession, Chair of Scholarship Committee, 2012-2017; Section chair, 2014-2015
International Trademark Association
Internet Committee, 2018-Present; Pro Bono Committee, 2014-2017; Online Reference Committee, 2010-2013
Named Lawyer of the Year for Copyright Law in St. Louis by The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings), 2022
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings), 2021-2024
Listed in Missouri & Kansas "Super Lawyers", 2009
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2003
Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts
Board Member, 2015-Present
United Way of Greater St. Louis
Women's Leadership Society, Cabinet Member, 2006-2010
Redevelopment Opportunities for Women
Board Member, 2007-2010
Jennifer is a partner in the Firm's Intellectual Property and Media Law practice groups. She helps clients build and protect their brands and other valuable intellectual property. She regularly advises clients regarding trademark selection, registration and enforcement, domain name disputes, and copyright ownership, registration, fair use and infringement issues. Jennifer also drafts and effectively negotiates license and other agreements related to intellectual property and e-commerce, and helps clients by counseling them on various Internet, licensing, e-commerce and privacy issues.
In 2019, Jennifer was named an Up & Coming Lawyer (by Missouri Lawyers Media). This honor recognizes early-career lawyers who demonstrate professional excellence while making a positive impact on their profession and communities.
"Branding your bud: Why trademarks are tricky for marijuana businesses";
Thompson Coburn Tracking Cannabis Blog, August 2015
Co-authored with Mark Sableman, "Intellectual Property in the Media" Chapter 10;
The Missouri Bar Media Handbook, 2009
Co-authored with Mark Sableman, "Internet Publishing" Chapter 12;
The Missouri Media Law Handbook, 2009
Co-authored with Caroline Chicoine, "The Role of State Trademark Dilution Statutes in Light of the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006";
96 The Trademark Reporter 1155, 2006
"Hot Topics in Trademark Law from Around the Globe,"
IPO Annual Meeting, New York, 2016
"Eighth Circuit and Federal Circuit Trademark Law Review,"
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis 2005, 2015
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