Jenna Tersteegen is an Associate in the firm’s New York City office, practicing in the firm’s Consumer Credit Litigation and Commercial Litigation groups.
Prior to joining the firm, Jenna was an associate attorney at a litigation law firm in New York City. Her practice covered New York state labor and employment laws, premises liability and property damage cases. She conducted all pre-trial aspects of litigation, including preparing case strategy and evaluation reports, taking and defending depositions, and drafting dispositive pre- and post-trial motions.
Prior to that, she worked as an Assistant District Attorney at the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. As an Assistant District Attorney, Jenna conducted many evidentiary hearings, as well as jury and bench trials as both first and second chair. She also conducted numerous non-evidentiary hearings and grand jury presentations.
Jenna earned her Juris Doctor from William and Mary Law School, where she received the CALI Award for Excellence in the Future in Legal Practice and was a member of the Business Law Review. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida. She is admitted to practice law in New York, and her Illinois admission on motion is pending.
She is a member of the American Bankers Association, ACA International, the American Financial Services Association (AFSA), the International Association of Privacy Professionals, the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI), and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).