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Jennifer A. Adler

Partner Of Counsel

Jennifer has represented businesses in wide-ranging types of disputes in both Federal and State courts nationwide, and in mediations and arbitrations. The wide-ranging matters in controversy have included: complex class action disputes; healthcare, including interpretation of managed care agreement and provider disputes;  employment matters; business disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition . She advises corporations as to compliant business and employment practices to increase efficiency and avoid legal tangles, and as to litigation strategy.

Her cases have been all over the southeast – Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, as well as California, Minnesota, Indiana, Oregon.

Education

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1994

Tulane University School of Law, J.D., 1998
Order of the Coif

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • The Florida Bar 
  • U.S. District Court, Middle  and Northern Districts of Georgia
  • Georgia Supreme Court

Representative Experience

Secured dismissal of claims for injunctive relief, denial of certification of nationwide damages class and ultimately favorable settlement of damages claim on behalf of a national managed healthcare company in a class action filed by providers alleging breach of contract.

Represented global third party logistics provider and national electronics retailer in nationwide class actions involving allegations of sexual harassment and employment discrimination.

Served as lead counsel for a national managed healthcare company in an arbitration where all claims, including allegations of breach of contract and violation of Georgia’s Any Willing Provider Act, were dismissed after a full evidentiary hearing.

Represented the manufacturer of a medical hemostatic product in a lawsuit filed by its former worldwide distributor which included claims of breach of contract, fraud and RICO violations, which, after extensive motion practice, was settled for less than 10% of the $40 million in damages claimed. 

Professional & Community Activities

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation One Child, One Lawyer

Georgia Association of Women Lawyers

Georgia Bar Association, Litigation Section

News & Publications

Using Motions to Dismiss to Challenge Class Allegations, Bloomberg Law Reports, Class Actions, 2009.

Choice of Law Issues in Non-Compete Agreements, Lorman Education Services, Atlanta, GA, (2002-2008).

Materials Author and seminar speaker: Covenants Not to Compete in Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee, Lorman Education Services, Atlanta, Georgia (2002-2008)