- Dartmouth College (B.A., cum laude)
- Vanderbilt Law School (J.D., Order of the Coif)
Jenna Farleigh represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of high stakes litigation matters. Beyond providing legal counsel to nationally known companies such as General Electric and online real estate retailer Zillow, Ms. Farleigh also provides insightful and needed guidance to her many appreciative clients. In the last year alone, Ms. Farleigh represented several technology companies—both emerging and established—in litigation issues relating to contract and intellectual property, including web hosting provider, Peak Web Hosting; initial coin offering and digital investment expert, New Alchemy; and online insurance comparison provider, QuoteWizard. Ms. Farleigh is also representing defense-contractor Wyle Laboratories in a dispute involving contract and trade secret misappropriation claims in California state court.
Ms. Farleigh has deep experience in patent, copyright, and class action litigation. Her current and former clients include one of the nation’s leading patent holders, Two-Way Media; global oil company Hess Corporation; and a nationwide class of automobile owners who purchased vehicles containing parts involved in a an antitrust price-fixing conspiracy. In each of these cases, Ms. Farleigh faced off against formidable opponents such as Bank of New York, Verizon, Comcast, and a variety of Japanese auto parts suppliers.
The common thread in each instance is Farleigh’s significant role in litigation, where she actively advocates for justice on behalf of her clients. Farleigh has drafted dispositive motions, spear-headed discovery proceedings, argued at hearings, and taken substantial depositions. Farleigh has also represented clients in mediation and at trial.
A native of Anchorage, Alaska, Ms. Farleigh 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.
Before law school, Ms. Farleigh worked as a Strategy Consultant in Boston where she advised clients facing various business-related challenges.
Ms. Farleigh resides in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and labrador retriever.