Jennifer E. Mullen

Jennifer concentrates her practice in the area of general civil litigation with a focus on construction litigation, general liability, civil rights, professional liability and premises liability. She has advised builders throughout the country and served on numerous Boards of Directors for general contractors and developers. In addition, throughout her years as general counsel for a homebuilder, she has significant experience in lending law, employment law and public relations.

Jennifer has broad experience in a number of state and federal courts in all aspects of arbitration, mediation, oral argument, hearing, settlement negotiation, and trial, including medical malpractice related mass tort litigation.

With many years of experience in the construction industry and litigation, she often works with her insurance defense clients to develop effective risk management strategies in order to avoid or minimize future litigation. Jennifer first became licensed in Nevada in 1996 and was involved in the first successfully tried case under Nevada’s construction defect law. Since entering private practice, she has attained broad experience in the homebuilding industry including development of comprehensive risk management strategies, implementation and development of safety and quality standards, and in general land use law.

Jennifer holds the highest Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ rating, representing the recognition of the highest level of professional excellence by her peers.

Education

  • St. Johns University, JD, 1996
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst, BA, 1994; Political Science

Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • United States District Courts: District of Arizona, District of Nevada
  • United States Court of Appeals: Ninth Circuit

Publication

  • "Statutes of Repose– The Design Professional’s Defense to Perpetual Liability," 10 St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary 697