Juniper Bacon is an associate with Manion Gaynor & Manning, where her practice currently focuses on products liability and complex litigation, with an emphasis on products liability, premises liability and toxic tort. Juniper's experience includes representation of product manufacturers, suppliers, subcontractors, general contractors, premises owners and various other clients. In addition, Juniper has also previously defended clients in construction defect claims and has handled employment law cases. Prior to joining MG+M, Juniper worked at other Bay Area law firms, where she also oversaw the day-to-day handling of cases and actively participated in all phases of litigation.
Prior to completing her law degree, Juniper worked in a variety of positions within the technology field, including for several start-ups and an investment bank. She also worked as a research associate for Recombinant Capital (now Deloitte ReCap).
Juniper received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in New York, where she was a recipient of the Dean's Special Achievement Award, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers' Outstanding Criminal Defense Law Student Award, and the Public Interest Resource Center's Student Leadership Award. She received her B.A. from Mills College in Oakland, CA. Juniper is admitted to practice in all California state courts, and is a member of the State Bar of California, the Queen’s Bench Bar Association, and the Alameda County Bar Association.
Juniper was born and raised in Oregon, but spent many holidays as a young girl visiting her grandparents in Oakland, CA, so her affinity for the Bay Area started early. In addition to being an Oregonian at heart, California is in her blood: Juniper can trace her California roots to her great-great-great-grandparents who were both born in Santa Barbara: Maria Ramona Sepulveda y Serrano, born in 1808, and Jose Agustin Machado, born in 1794. Maria and Jose Machado married in 1827 and had over ten children. Though Californians since birth, Maria and Jose also became citizens of the United States in 1848, with the transfer of sovereignty of California.