Jenel is the Firm’s Administration and Paralegal Manager. Among her many duties, she is responsible for hiring and training paralegal and administrative personnel and overseeing the Firm’s case management, including case docket and deadline management, compliance with court procedures, and e-discovery efforts. Her oversight extends to supervising legal staff efforts in preparing for depositions, hearings, and trials.
Jenel has over 15 years of high-level litigation experience, including over a decade of supervisory plaintiff and defense work for major law firms across the country, with substantial experience leading trial teams involving large-scale complex litigations. She has comprehensive proficiency in state and federal court practices and procedures in several jurisdictions, and litigation team management and leadership at the discovery, trial, and appellate levels. Prior to working at the Firm, she was a case manager at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, now in San Francisco, where she was the lead paralegal on several tried and trial-ready cases. Prior to her experience there, she was a senior paralegal at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in San Francisco and a paralegal at Kaye Scholer, LLP in New York City. She started her career as a contract document review paralegal for several New York City firms.
Jenel is a member of the International Practice Management Association.