Jennifer R. Thomas


B.A., University of Oregon in Journalism

J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT

Jennifer R. Thomas


(925) 934-6102
Jennifer Thomas is one of the firm’s top litigators and trial counsel. She obtained her B.A. degree from the University of Oregon in Journalism and her J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law, IIT. Jennifer is licensed to practice in both state and federal courts in California and Illinois.

Specializing in complex product and premises liability, transportation litigation and employment cases, Jennifer’s legal experience brings a wealth of litigation and trial knowledge to the firm’s clients. She is experienced in multi-million dollar transportation, wrongful death, products and premises liability cases in both state and federal court, representing local, national, and international corporations and organizations. She represents private industries, insurance companies, and self-insured corporations of all sizes while litigating and resolving high-profile cases.

Jennifer is the lead for the firm’s 24/7 Emergency Response Team, which handles all types of catastrophic accidents and media relations. She promotes early resolution when possible, through litigation tactics and early settlement discussions. She has demonstrated a high volume of success in obtaining favorable results for her clients through motions and pre-trial strategy, having many cases dismissed or settled following rulings on motions. She has also obtained defense judgments following court trials on technical legal issues in addition to defense verdicts in high-exposure jury trials.

In addition to providing advice and counsel to clients, businesses, and risk managers, Jennifer has presented seminars in the United States and United Kingdom to organizations and businesses on trial strategy and risk reduction techniques and has authored articles on liability topics and other legal updates.

Professional Organizations:
– State Bar of California
– Illinois State Bar
– Contra Costa County Bar Association
– ADC of Northern California
– International Association of Defense Counsel
– Themis Advocates Group
– Phi Alpha Delt Sigma Kappa Sorority
– Order of Omega
– International Association of Defense Counsel