Jenna L. Griffin is a versatile attorney who practices primarily in the areas of business litigation, employment law, complex civil law, environment law, and real estate law. Ms. Griffin has litigated nearly a hundred matters in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration, involving a wide variety of legal issues including business disputes, employee law claims, trade secret and unfair competition matters, environmental law matters involving the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (“CERCLA”), family law, personal injury and criminal law matters. Ms. Griffin enjoys trying cases and passionately defending her clients. Ms. Griffin has represented and defended dozens of clients in employment law matters involving Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”), the Equal Employment Opportunity Act (“EEOC”), misclassification, wage and hour violations including PAGA actions, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), the California Family Rights Act (“CFRA”), unfair competition, and the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Ms. Griffin regularly provides advice and counsel to businesses on their employment law practices and compliance, including drafting employee handbooks, implementing new policies and procedures, as well as providing mandatory training to employees.
In addition to cultivating her professional skills and knowledge as an attorney, Ms. Griffin has also developed webinars, MCLE presentations, as well as other marketing content to develop her practice and expand her network. Ms. Griffin also maintains memberships with the Association of Business Trial Lawyers. Ms. Griffin earned her J.D. in 2012 from the California Western School of Law where she gained recognition on the Dean’s List throughout law school, earned an Academic Achievement Award for Legal Skills and Criminal Law, and received a Pro Bono Honors Award for her volunteer work with the California Innocence Project and Amnesty International. In 2008, Ms. Griffin graduated with Honors and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from the University of California San Diego.
Ms. Griffin was born in Chicago, Illinois and was then transplanted to Lake Arrowhead, California for her competitive figure skating training in 1999. Ms. Griffin enjoys rooting for all Chicago Sports Teams, figure skating, traveling, classic rock, reading, and visiting her three nephews, niece in progress, and family.