Jennifer  Oxley
 

Jennifer Oxley represents clients in complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate levels. She has drafted legal briefs, presented opening and closing arguments, examined witnesses, and cross-examined expert witnesses.

Prior to joining WTO, Jennie clerked for the Hon. Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. As a student attorney at Stanford Community Law Clinic, Jennie represented clients in a fair housing case in federal court, multiple social security disability benefits hearings, a wage and hour lawsuit in state court, and an unlawful detainer action.

Before entering law, Jennie served as an analyst and program manager for the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. In these roles she advised senior policy makers, including the Director of the National Counterterrorism Center and the Director of Intelligence for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Jennie also deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan to support special operations forces.

Other Experience

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office, Certified Law Student Attorney
Stanford Community Law Clinic, Certified Law Student Attorney

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Torts
John Hart Ely Prize for Outstanding Performance in Counterterrorism
      and the Law
Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award
Personal Interests

Watching NFL football, reading classic novels, hiking, running, and traveling. 


Jennifer Oxley represents clients in diverse industries including telecommunications, consumer products, and professional services. She served a judicial clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon. Before law school, Jennie served as an analyst in the Defense Intelligence Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, including overseas deployments to support special operations forces.

Representative Cases
  • Defending a nationally accredited tissue bank against allegations of fraud. Responsible, under senior supervision, for developing early litigation strategy, and drafted a complex motion to dismiss and a reply brief.
  • Successfully represented a manufacturer in a product safety investigation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission which resulted in closing the investigation without any civil penalty or DOJ enforcement action. Served as the lead attorney responsible for conducting fact witness interviews and overseeing document collection and review.
  • Successfully defended a telecommunications company in a state and federal putative class action in Washington arising out of an alleged data breach.
  • Successfully negotiated a favorable settlement, prior to the filing of a lawsuit, for a national financial services company against claims arising out of an alleged data breach.
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice, without any payment by WTO's client, for an educational content provider facing allegations that it violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act and put minors at risk.
  • Successfully defended a financial investment company against employment-related claims involving allegations that the company was the alter ego of another dissolved company. Led the development of the defense's expert witness.
  • Representing a national car manufacturer as regional trial counsel for product liability claims.
  • Successfully defended a leading telecommunications company against breach of contract claims in Oregon brought by a vendor.
  • Representing lawyers and a law firm against malpractice and negligence claims in arbitration. Took the depositions of the claimant and his wife and prepared defense experts prior to their depositions. Won partial summary judgment and conducted direct examination of one witness during the multi-week arbitration.
  • Drafted a motion to dismiss WTO's third-party client from a commercial dispute. Before the court could rule on the motion, the other defendant—which had filed the counterclaims that pulled our client into litigation—voluntarily dismissed without any payment by WTO's client.
  • Successfully defended a trucking company against seven-figure liability claims brought by multiple plaintiffs following an accident that included allegations of permanent impairment due to a traumatic brain injury. Took the deposition of multiple fact and plaintiffs' expert witnesses. Prepared and defended the defense's expert witness depositions.
  • Representing an international manufacturer against class claims involving home appliances.
Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
Other Experience

Alameda County Public Defender’s Office, Certified Law Student Attorney
Stanford Community Law Clinic, Certified Law Student Attorney

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors
Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Torts
John Hart Ely Prize for Outstanding Performance in Counterterrorism
      and the Law
Joint Civilian Service Achievement Award
Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Oregon

Office of the Director of
National Intelligence
      Intelligence Community 
      Joint Duty Program,
      Terrorism Analyst, National
      Counterterrorism Center

Defense Intelligence Agency
      Intelligence Analyst

Personal Interests

Watching NFL football, reading classic novels, hiking, running, and traveling. 

Press
  • Law360, "DirecTV, CenturyLink Settle Suit Over Consumer Data Breach," October 23, 2018.
Education
  • Stanford Law School, J.D., 2016, Stanford Journal of Criminal Law and Policy, Lead Articles Editor
  • Georgetown University, M.A., 2007, Conflict Resolution
  • University of Arizona, B.A., 2005, Political Science, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Government Service

Law Clerk to The Honorable Michael W. Mosman, Chief Judge, United States District Court for the District of Oregon

Office of the Director of
National Intelligence
      Intelligence Community 
      Joint Duty Program,
      Terrorism Analyst, National
      Counterterrorism Center

Defense Intelligence Agency
      Intelligence Analyst

Bar and Court Admissions
  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia