Jennifer Paradise

General Counsel, New York

Biography

Overview

Jennifer Paradise is General Counsel of White & Case LLP. As such, she advises the Firm's lawyers on issues relating to professional responsibility, multijurisdictional practice and regulatory compliance in furtherance of the Firm's commitment to delivering superior legal services to its clients.

Jennifer is also a member of White & Case's Global Risk Management Committee and Global Legal Opinions Committee.

Jennifer is active in the legal profession and regularly lectures on issues pertaining to professional responsibility. She is a member of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility and is a liaison to the ABA Section on International Law's Working Group on the Admission to Practice of Lawyers from Outside of the United States. She is also a member of the Steering Committee for the Firm Counsel Connect, an ABA Business Law Section initiative to raise awareness of risk management issues facing law firms. Ms. Paradise is currently a member of the Committee on Professional Responsibility of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and has previously served on the Ethics Committee of the Association.

Prior to joining White & Case, Jennifer practiced in the litigation department at another leading firm where she advised financial services and communications industry clients in connection with commercial litigation and antitrust matters. She clerked for the Honorable Nina Gershon, United States District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York from 2002 to 2003.

Jennifer is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was an Editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Stone and Kent Scholar.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Education
JD
Columbia University School of Law
MA
English
Carnegie Mellon University
BA
Barnard College
Languages
English

Experience

Speaking Engagements

ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility; Choice of Law 2012

ABA Section on Antitrust Law Webinar; Developments in Ethics for Antitrust Lawyers 2013, 2014

Working Group on Legal Opinons; Multi-National Opinion Practice 2014; Anti-Money Laundering 2013

NYSBA Arbitration Section Annual Meeting; Arbitration Ethics Hotline 2014

Association of the Bar of the City of New York; Ethics for Litigators 2013

Fordham Law School; Ethics for In-House Counsel 2014

AON Risk Management Symposium; Global Practice Concerns 2013

Practicing Law Institute; Ethics for Corporate Lawyers, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014; Hot Topics in Mergers & Acquisitions 2013, 2014; Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Law Practice 2014