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Jennifer Sommer
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Jennifer Sommer

General Professional Background

Ms. Sommer joined Bishop | Barry in 2018 as an attorney in the firm’s Construction, Toxic Tort, Professional Liability, General Liability and Civil Litigation practice groups.  Before joining Bishop | Barry, Ms. Sommer was a senior associate at a national firm with offices throughout California and the East Coast.  She has represented insurers, businesses, and individuals in a variety of legal matters including wrongful death, professional liability, premises liability, personal injury and construction defect litigation.  Ms. Sommer graduated from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University where she was a Public Service Fellow.  While at Ohio State, Ms. Sommer was an intern at the Ohio Attorney General’s office and a judicial extern for a federal judge. She was a staff editor of the Ohio State Law Journal, the recipient of the AmJur Award in Administrative Law, and a member of the Jessup International and Pace Environmental Moot Court teams.

Experience and Academic Background

Ms. Sommer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California San Diego, and a Juris Doctorate from the Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University.

Professional Affiliations

Ms. Sommer is a member of the California State Bar, Asian American Bar Association Bay Area and the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association.

Admitted to Practice

Ms. Sommer is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California and at the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Central Districts of California.


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