Jenny N. Perkins

Partner

perkinsj@ballardspahr.com
Tel 215.864.8378
Fax 215.864.8999
Philadelphia

Jenny N. Perkins regularly handles complex commercial litigation, with particular experience in consumer finance litigation and defending individual and class action lawsuits brought by consumers in the areas of federal and state consumer protection laws and mortgage banking. In addition, Jenny handles commercial litigation involving breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and professional negligence claims. In June 2013, Jenny was second chair for a case in which the team received a federal jury verdict on behalf of an insurance broker client after a six-day trial.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, served as consumer frauds and protection bureau summer intern for the Office of the New York State Attorney General.

Pro Bono Experience

Jenny maintains an active pro bono practice. She coordinates a cross-office U Visa Practice Group that assists immigrants who are victims of crime petition for immigration relief and apply for U Visas. She also advises nonprofit organizations on intellectual property matters. She received Ballard Spahr’s 2012 Pro Bono Award, for significant pro bono service.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Recipient, Ballard Spahr's 2012 Pro Bono Award, for significant pro bono service

Board Memberships

HIAS Pennsylvania

University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D. 2009, cum laude)
Managing Editor, Journal of Technology Law & Policy; Teaching Assistant, Legal Research, Writing and Appellate Advocacy Department; Member, Student Recruitment Team and John Marshall Bar Association 

Washington University in St. Louis (B.A. 2006, college honors)

Languages

Fluent in Spanish

Florida

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit