Jenny Finnegan is a partner in Herrick, Feinstein's Litigation Department and focuses her practice on professional responsibility issues and on complex litigation, including the defense of product liability actions, class actions and mass tort actions. She advises on a wide range of complex litigation for financial institutions and for manufacturers in pharmaceutical, consumer products, automotive and chemical industries. Jenny also counsels clients in matters involving lawyers' professional responsibility and contract disputes. Jenny is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars and practices in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and New York at both the trial and appellate level.
Jenny is a member of the firm's Best Practices Committee and Co-Chairs the firm's Electronic Discovery Committee. She is a regular presenter of seminars and author of articles on topics such as e-discovery, document retention, ethics, and product liability.
Prior to joining Herrick in 1998, Jenny worked at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, negotiating agreements for its museums and organizations—including contracts with cities throughout the country for a multimillion-dollar traveling exhibition.
Jenny graduated from Georgetown University Law Center in 1995 and received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from The College of New Jersey, where she was ranked first in her graduating class. Jenny is the mother of three children and lives with them and her husband near Princeton.