P: (503) 399-1070

Jennifer Paul is a litigation associate focusing her practice in the areas of general business litigation, real estate litigation, eminent domain actions, and employment litigation and compliance advice.

Real Estate Litigation and Condemnation

Jennifer represents owners in real property actions, including, but not limited to, lease disputes, adverse possession or perscriptive easement actions, reformation claims, actions to quiet title or proceedings in eminent domain. Jennifer has experience with condemnation actions and can provide guidance to clients in a direct taking of private property by the government of where “inverse condemnation” occurs (when the government denies that it has taken private property).

Employment Litigation and Advice

Jennifer assists employers with defending employment- related claims including, but not limited to, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful discharge, and charges of wage and hour violations. Additionally, Jennifer works with business owners, managers, and HR professionals, to ensure compliance with changes in the law.

General Business Litigation

Jennifer represents clients in a variety of different business disputes, in both state and federal court, including the following:

  • Litigation of claims against shareholders and directors for breach of fiduciary duty;
  • Litigation of stock valuation disputes;
  • Breach of contract claims;
  • Enforcement of non-competition agreements.

Education

Willamette University College of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2010


University of Oregon, Robert D. Clark Honors College

B.S., Public Relations, magna cum laude, 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon

Professional Activities

  • Oregon Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2014-2017
  • Marion County Bar Association, Member
  • Salem Human Resource Management Association (SHRMA)- Former Board Member, Legislative Affairs Director
  • Marion County Circuit Court Dispute Resolution Committee, Defense Bar (alternate)
  • Willamette Valley Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Member, Ex Officio Board Member
  • Oregon Women Lawyers, Mary Leonard Law Society Chapter, Member
  • Willamette Valley Chapter of the American Inns of Court, Member, Former Ex Officio Board Member
  • Blanchet Catholic School, Board Member, Policy Committee
  • Salem Catholic Schools’ Foundation, Board Member, Allocations Committee
  • Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals, Member
  • 2013 Distinguished Graduate, Queen of Peace School

Off the Job

Jennifer grew up in Salem, Oregon, and is thrilled to be practicing law in her home town. Jennifer enjoys participating in her book club and being an active member of the Courthouse Athletic Club. Jennifer is the proud owner of a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever and loves to explore the outdoors with her dog. Jennifer also enjoys playing the flute with the Salem Pops Orchestra.