Jennifer A. Cormier defends clients in toxic torts cases, Child Victims’ Act claims and other complex litigation. She helps clients navigate all phases and variations of dispute resolution, including pre-suit negotiations, depositions, mediation, settlement and trial. She has successfully represented manufacturers, distributors, contractors and premises owners in multiple-party litigation involving exposure to a variety of toxins. She also has extensive experience overseeing and managing nationally recognized companies as national coordinating counsel, settlement 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, toxic torts and sexual molestation claims. She has successfully negotiated more than a thousand favorable resolutions for her clients over 20 years. Jennifer has completed the rigorous mediation training program “Mediating The Litigated Case” offered by the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. She has served as a panelist for the Marin County Superior Court’s alternative dispute resolution program, mediating traumatic brain injury cases, as well as toxic chemical exposure matters involving California Proposition 65.
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.
Beyond her legal work, Jennifer serves on the Board of Directors for the Mill Valley Soccer Club, where she focuses on fundraising to support scholarships for young athletes. She is an active member of MG+M Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging Committee. Jennifer served on the board of directors for the League to Save Lake Tahoe from 2012 to 2018.