Jenna Farleigh
Associate
Seattle Office Phone: (206) 505-3826 Email Download vCard Print Bio to PDF
Education
  • Dartmouth College (B.A., cum laude)
  • Vanderbilt Law School (J.D., Order of the Coif)
Judicial Clerkship
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Ronald M. Gould, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Richard C. Tallman, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Jenna joined Susman Godfrey after completing federal clerkships for Judge Ronald M. Gould and Judge Richard C. Tallman of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Jenna left home to ski and bike race for Dartmouth College.

Before enrolling at Vanderbilt Law School, Jenna worked as a strategy consultant in Boston where she advised clients facing various business-related challenges.

Jenna lives in Seattle with her husband Todd.

Honors and Distinctions
  • Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters, 2017)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Law Review
  • John A. Cortner Moot Court Competition Award
  • Darby Dickerson Legal Academy Scholar
  • James G. Lewis scholarship for academic achievement
  • Pro Bono Pledge Director and Award Recipient
  • Member of the Vanderbilt Moot Court Board
  • Lightfoot Franklin & White Best Brief Award
  • Grimes Prize in narrative writing
  • James O. Freedman Presidential Scholar in psychology
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Professional Associations and Memberships
  • State Bar of Washington
  • State Bar of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • American Bar Association
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Publications
  • Splitting the Baby: Standardizing Issue Class Certification, 64 Vand. L. Rev. 1585 (2011).
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