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3400 U.S. Bancorp Tower
111 S.W. Fifth Avenue
Portland, OR 97204
T: 503.205.2626

Jennifer J. Roof

Partner

Jennifer J. Roof, a partner in the litigation department, joined Miller Nash in 2001. Jennifer focuses her practice primarily on employment litigation, ERISA, commercial litigation, and appellate law. She previously served as a judicial clerk at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals for the Honorable Bobby R. Baldock.

Representative Experience

Represented defendant in NASD arbitration alleging adviser misconduct. Obtained favorable arbitration award, including expungement of the arbitration claim from the NASD’s records for individually named respondents.
Defended LP in AAA arbitration involving ERISA claims by several executives asserting that income from exercise of stock options should be included in formula for retirement benefits. Obtained arbitration award against three claimants in AAA arbitration; prevailed in Fourth Circuit appeal in a fourth; others settled.
Our client (the employer) won a unanimous jury verdict in a case brought by plaintiff, a disabled worker, for discrimination and retaliation in her employment. The judgment was affirmed by the Oregon Court of Appeals.
Represented defendant in ERISA action in federal court to obtain disability benefits. Favorably settled claims before trial.
Defended employer in NASD arbitration case alleging employment-related disability discrimination. Favorably settled claims before hearing.