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Jennifer K. Faubion

Attorney

Jenny provides strategic and guided litigation services and dispute resolution assistance to a wide range of companies and individuals. Her practice focuses on disputes of all types, including those in receiverships and commercial bankruptcies. Jenny’s litigation experience includes drafting motions, briefs, memoranda and agreements; settlement negotiations; discovery management; oral argument; trial; and solo small case management. In addition, she has extensive experience in representing creditors, debtors, and receivers in financially complex state court receiverships. In her spare time, Jenny loves spending time with her family, hiking in Washington’s beautiful backcountry, cooking (and eating), and cheering on her beloved Huskies. 

Introduction

Jenny provides strategic and guided litigation services and dispute resolution assistance to a wide range of companies and individuals. Her practice focuses on disputes of all types, including those in receiverships and commercial bankruptcies. Jenny’s litigation experience includes drafting motions, briefs, memoranda and agreements; settlement negotiations; discovery management; oral argument; trial; and solo small case management. In addition, she has extensive experience in representing creditors, debtors, and receivers in financially complex state court receiverships. In her spare time, Jenny loves spending time with her family, hiking in Washington’s beautiful backcountry, cooking (and eating), and cheering on her beloved Huskies. 

Experience & Results

  • Represented receiver in the turnaround and complex sale of aluminum processing facility in Oregon resulting in 100% return to secured creditors
  • Successfully resolved claim for environmental damages against client who previously leased gas station/dry cleaner
  • Obtained full dismissal for home-builder client (with prejudice) on breach of contract claim in Pierce County
  • Obtained temporary restraining order against requestor of RFP responses for several major national telecommunications clients. Led to requestor retracting public records request.

Education

  • University of Washington (B.A., 2003)
  • University of Washington School of Law (J.D., 2007)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • US District Court, Western District of Washington
  • US District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • US Bankruptcy Court, Western Washington

Awards/Honors and Organizational Memberships

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law since 2019
  • Named on the Washington Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers® Magazine
  • Recognized as one of the “Top Women Attorneys in Washington” by Seattle Met Magazine
  • King County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • Washington State Bar Association, Receivership Task Force (2015-2016; 2018-present)
  • Washington Trail Association, Board of Directors (2015-present)
  • WOMBATS, Board of Directors (2015-present)
  • The William L. Dwyer American Inn of Court, Secretary (2009-2014), Member (2006-present)
  • King County Municipal League, Board of Directors (2009-2014)
  • Husky Stadium Renovation Committee, Member

Publications/Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, “Options for Distressed Business: What About a Receivership?” WSBA CLE (August 19, 2015)
  • Author, “Second Chance for Criminals – More Regulations for Employers?,” eat-drink-shop-stay.com (June 18, 2013)
  • Author, “Restaurants Beware! Gluten-Free Not Just a Trend,” eat-drink-shop-stay.com (May 9, 2013)
  • Author, “Gluten-Free: What You Knead to Know,” eat-drink-shop-stay.com (April 30, 2013)
  • Co-author, “Look Out For Drive-By ADA Lawsuits: Are You Ready?,” eat-drink-shop-stay.com (January 11, 2013)
  • Author, “Seattle’s New Paid Leave Law Hits September 1, 2012 – Is Your Business Ready?,” CompanyCounsel.net (July 9, 2012)
  • Author, “Is Requiring High School Diploma Discrimination?,” CompanyCounsel.net (January 17, 2012)
  • Author, “Pharmaceutical Reps Exempt From Overtime Laws, Says 9th Circuit,” CompanyCounsel.net (May 11, 2011)
  • Author, “Novartis Drug Reps Not Exempt From Overtime Law, Says 2nd Circuit,” CompanyCounsel.net (August 5, 2010)
  • Author, “US Supreme Court Sides With Employer in Employee Privacy Case,” CompanyCounsel.net (July 22, 2010)
  • Author, “Attorney-Client Privilege Trumps Employment Policy, Says NJ Supreme Court,” CompanyCounsel.net (June 1, 2010)
  • Author, “Defending Age Discrimination Claims May Soon Get Tougher,” CompanyCounsel.net (April 1, 2010)
  • Author, “Overtime Class Actions Against Big Pharma Threaten All Companies With Outside Sales Reps,” CompanyCounsel.net (February 18, 2010)
  • Featured Presenter, “Employee Termination Tips: How to Avoid the ‘Black Hole’ of Litigation,” Employment Law Webinar, AGC of Washington, Seattle, WA (2009)
  • Speaker, “Employment Decisions,” Stanislaw Ashbaugh’s 10th Annual Construction Law Forum, Seattle, WA (2009)