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Partner Jennifer E. Newcomb focuses her practice on ​civil litigation defense, with an emphasis in ​professional liability. From initial investigation through to hearings and appeals, she is focused on protecting our clients’ licenses, careers, and reputations.   

Ms. Newcomb has successfully represented professionals in several industries. She concentrates her defense practice is representing lawyers, real estate brokers and agents, escrow agents, insurance brokers and agents, and homeowners’ associations. She defends these individuals and entities against claims ranging from breach of duty to fraud.

Ms. Newcomb has litigated in both state and federal court, from initial case filing through appeal. She has prevailed in numerous binding arbitrations, not only defeating the claims made against our clients, but also recovering attorney’s fees and costs. In addition to litigation, Ms. Newcomb represents professionals in disciplinary hearings and other proceedings before various state agencies and regulatory boards. She also strives to obtain the best possible outcomes for our clients pre-litigation by encouraging an early and open discussion of merits of the dispute, and attending pre-litigation mediation where feasible.


  • California
  • U.S. District Court
    • District of California


  • Suffolk University Law School – J.D.
  • Ithaca College – B.A.


Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of California
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