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Pasadena
201 S. Lake Ave
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101

626-583-8600
626-583-8610 fax

Cerritos
12800 Center Court Drive
Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703

562-653-3200
562-653-3333 fax

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School
  • B.S., University of Colorado

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • US District Court, Central District of California

Jeffrey M. Jensen

Associate

Practice Areas

Jeff Jensen represents companies and individuals in a wide range of matters, with emphasis on class actions and complex litigation.  He defends clients against general business tort claims, breach of contract claims, Sarbanes-Oxley Act and Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act claims, and shareholder direct and derivative claims.  To help his clients find solutions to their problems, not just resolutions to their court motions, Mr. Jensen asks direct questions, listens to the responses he receives, and engages in creative problem solving based on identified goals.

After law school, Mr. Jensen served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Alfred T. Goodwin of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable George H. King of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.  Mr. Jensen also spent more than a year seconded to a major broker-dealer, where he represented the broker-dealer’s affiliated bank in securities-based lending.

Education
Mr. Jensen received his Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, where he graduated first in his class (summa cum laude) and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Colorado, Denver. 

Publications

  • “Personal Jurisdiction in Federal Courts over International Ecommerce Cases,” 40 Loy. L.A. L. Rev. 1507 (2007)
  • Co-author, “False Declarations Grow,” The National Law Journal (May 2007)

Representative Matters

  • Defended underwriters against Securities Act claims related to public offerings
  • Defended financial advisors against Securities Act claims related to mergers and acquisitions
  • Represented financial institutions in SEC investigations
  • Defended a leading global alternative investment manager against claims related to portfolio companies
  • Defended a company against claims of employee raiding and trade secrets misappropriation
  • Brought a constitutional challenge to agency regulations on behalf of a coalition of healthcare providers
  • Represented underwriters against Securities Act claims related to financial disclosures
  • Represented underwriters against Securities Act claims related to disclosure of U.S. Department of Justice investigations
  • Represented a financial advisor against claims related to the sale of a public company
  • Represented company executives against Securities Act claims.

Community Involvement
Mr. Jensen has provided pro bono representation to non-profit entities and low-income individuals such as the ASPCA, a national Jewish charity, a mental health advocacy organization, youth immigration petitioners, and a learning-impaired schoolchild.

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