Jennifer A. Cormier is a partner in the San Francisco office of MG+M. Her practice focuses on environmental litigation with an emphasis on representing asbestos defendants. Throughout her career, she has successfully represented manufacturers, distributors, contractors and premises owners in multiple-party litigation involving exposure to a variety of toxins. She has extensive experience in overseeing and managing nationally recognized companies as both national coordinating counsel and local counsel. A significant part of Jennifer's practice is devoted to the strategic negotiation of settlements for clients in the areas of asbestos and toxic torts. In this role, she has successfully negotiated more than a thousand favorable resolutions for her clients for over 20 years.
Prior to joining MG+M, Jennifer was a partner in a San Francisco based law firm, leading their asbestos practice. She also served as Assistant Attorney General for the Louisiana Department of Justice where she specialized in consumer fraud with an emphasis on protecting the elderly.
A Pennsylvania native, Jennifer received her J.D from Louisiana State University and B.S from the University of Delaware. She is admitted to practice in California, Louisiana, and Pennsylvania. Jennifer resides just north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Mill Valley, California with her husband and their two daughters. Beyond her legal work, Jennifer served on the Board of Directors for the League to Save Lake Tahoe for six years from 2012 to 2018. She is also currently volunteering with Kids in Need of Defense, a pro bono organization that helps protect unaccompanied children entering the US immigration system alone, ensuring that no child appears in court without an attorney.