As a trial lawyer who practices in the areas of complex business, securities, financial fraud, employment, and class action litigation, Jen regularly represents clients in state and federal court and in private arbitrations. Jen advocates for her clients with intelligence and integrity, and is particularly adept at navigating the unique strategic and procedural challenges of complex business and class action litigation. Her clients value her approachable and cool-headed manner in litigating and resolving contentious cases.

Northwestern School of Law at Lewis and Clark College, J.D., magna cum laude, graduating first in class, 2002
Environmental Law Journal, Associate Editor
Cornelius Honor Society, Member

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, B.A., with High Distinction, 1996

Oregon State Bar, 2002

U.S. District Court, Oregon

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Stoll Berne
Shareholder, 2013-present
Associate, 2002-2012

Oregon Department of Justice, Special Litigation Unit
Law Clerk, 2000-2001

Oregon State Bar
Litigation Section Executive Committee, 2014-present

Multnomah Bar Foundation
President, 2020-present
Board Member, 2016-present
Vice-President, 2018-2019
Secretary, 2017-2018

Multnomah Bar Association
Young Lawyers Section, Professional Development and Education Committee, 2006-2007
Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2009-2011
MBA Court Liaison Committee, 2013-2015; Chair, 2015

Oregon Women Lawyers
2011-2013 Roberts-Deiz Awards Dinner Committee

American Bar Association

Oregon Trial Lawyers Association

National Employment Lawyers Association

National Association of Consumer Advocates

Outside the office, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, traveling, reading, and hiking.

Practice Areas

Business Litigation

From everyday contract disputes to bet-the-company litigation, our litigation team works to understand each party's priorities and to create a solution that best serves you.

Class Actions

As Oregon's leading plaintiffs'-side class actions firm, we help our clients to level the playing field and find justice. We have earned our reputation and work hard for our clients.

Employment

From wage and hour class actions to advising employers and employees on noncompetition and severance issues, our lawyers handle many aspects of employment law.

Environmental

We have experience litigating environmental issues including mass environmental torts, consumer products contamination, and state and federal natural resource damage recovery.

Healthcare Litigation

We've litigated nearly every type of healthcare dispute, ranging from complex antitrust matters to medical practice break-ups. Our clients range from small group practices to major regional integrated delivery systems and a prominent medical school.

Intellectual Property Litigation

We represent parties in patent, trade secret, trademark, copyright, false advertising, unfair competition, defamation, medical research practice, and related intellectual property matters.

Internal Investigations

We specialize in complex independent investigations of public bodies and private companies. Our deep experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants enables us to approach investigations without bias.

Lawyer, Accountant & Professional Malpractice

We represent clients in disputes with attorneys, accountants, auditors, insurance brokers, stock brokers, real estate professionals, and many other professionals.

Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is Oregon's premier securities litigation firm. We have represented as many or more investors in securities and stockbroker fraud cases than any other firm in Oregon, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients.

Trust & Estate Litigation

We represent clients involved in trust and estate litigation in a wide range of disputes including self-dealing and mismanagement of assets, business dealings and investment strategies, undue influence and lack of capacity, and accountings.

Representative Cases

Landlord Delay of Delivery of Premises for Healthcare Center

Keith Dubanevich and Jen Wagner successfully represented a tenant in a delivery delay case for a local healthcare center.

Aequitas Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is co-lead counsel for the investors in the case arising out of the Aequitas Ponzi scheme, asserting claims against Aequitas' auditors, lawyers, and others for participant/aider liability under the Oregon Securities Law.

Farmers Insurance – Overtime Class Action

Stoll Berne served on the Steering Committee and as liaison counsel in a nationwide class and collective action under federal and state laws brought on behalf of approximately 2800 claims adjusters working in states across the country.

BP Unpaid Dividends Suit Following Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A team of Stoll Berne attorneys represented the named plaintiff in a multidistrict litigation class action against BP p.l.c., seeking to collect on behalf of U.S. investors the dividends that BP declared, but never paid, following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Bottomley Evergreens Class Action

Stoll Berne attorneys Steve Larson and Jen Wagner obtained a settlement from Bottomley Evergreens in a wage and hour class action in Oregon state court on behalf of over 400 seasonal workers that made Christmas wreaths at an Oregon facility.

Quantum Residential Class Action

Stoll Berne represented a class of over 2,000 current and former tenants on claims against property manager Quantum Residential for charging illegal nonrefundable bond fees.

Portland School District – Custodian Class Action

Stoll Berne attorneys Robert Stoll and Jennifer Wagner negotiated a $14.5 million settlement in a federal civil rights class action against the Portland Public School District.

Intel Processor Claims

Stoll Berne is investigating claims against Intel arising out of reports that Intel manufactured its computer processors to use ‘speculative execution’ technology, which left the processors exposed to security vulnerabilities known as ‘Spectre’ and ‘Meltdown,’ and that the fix for this problem can considerably slow the processor’s speed.

Farmers Insurance – Overtime Class Action

Stoll Berne served on the Steering Committee and as liaison counsel in a nationwide class and collective action under federal and state laws brought on behalf of approximately 2800 claims adjusters working in states across the country.

Bottomley Evergreens Class Action

Stoll Berne attorneys Steve Larson and Jen Wagner obtained a settlement from Bottomley Evergreens in a wage and hour class action in Oregon state court on behalf of over 400 seasonal workers that made Christmas wreaths at an Oregon facility.

Portland School District – Custodian Class Action

Stoll Berne attorneys Robert Stoll and Jennifer Wagner negotiated a $14.5 million settlement in a federal civil rights class action against the Portland Public School District.

Jamison v. Olin-Winchester and Browning Arms Co.

Stoll Berne successfully represented patentee of "short magnum" firearms and ammunition against major firearms and ammunition manufacturers Winchester and Browning.

In re Protected Person

Stoll Berne attorneys Gary Berne and Jennifer Wagner represented the court-appointed conservator for a protected person in connection with civil claims arising out of a “sweetheart scam” through which a group of people who were criminally convicted stole in excess of $15 million from an Oregon family.

Landlord Delay of Delivery of Premises for Healthcare Center

Keith Dubanevich and Jen Wagner successfully represented a tenant in a delivery delay case for a local healthcare center.

Aequitas Securities Litigation

Stoll Berne is co-lead counsel for the investors in the case arising out of the Aequitas Ponzi scheme, asserting claims against Aequitas' auditors, lawyers, and others for participant/aider liability under the Oregon Securities Law.

BP Unpaid Dividends Suit Following Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A team of Stoll Berne attorneys represented the named plaintiff in a multidistrict litigation class action against BP p.l.c., seeking to collect on behalf of U.S. investors the dividends that BP declared, but never paid, following the Deepwater Horizon disaster.

State of Oregon vs. American International Group, Inc.

Tim DeJong, Jen Wagner, and Keil Mueller obtained an $8 million settlement on behalf of the Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (OPERF) in securities fraud litigation against American International Group, Inc. (AIG).

Oppenheimer Funds Securities Action

Acting as Special Assistant Attorneys General to the State of Oregon, Stoll Berne attorneys Keith Ketterling, Keith Dubanevich, Jen Wagner, and Keil Mueller obtained a $20 million settlement on behalf of the Oregon College Savings Plan in a lawsuit against Oppenheimer Funds.

Beneficiary Family Trust Litigation

Stoll Berne attorneys Josh Ross and Jen Wagner represented a beneficiary of several family trusts in two related litigation matters.

Non-Profit Representation of Undue Influence by Caretaker

In 2009, Stoll Berne attorneys Gary Berne and Jen Wagner received a favorable judgment in a will contest trial. 

Articles

Summer 2016 – “Statements of Opinion as Actionable Securities Law Violations after Omnicare,” OSB Litigation Journal

Debates about whether statements of opinion can be a basis for a misrepresentation span centuries.

News

Stoll Berne Receives Benchmark Litigation Impact Case of the Year Award

Stoll Berne received Benchmark Litigation’s awards for Impact Case of the Year for the firm's work in the Aequitas matter.

Ten Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in the 2020 Edition of Benchmark Litigation

Stoll Berne, along with 10 individual attorneys, were recently selected to be included in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a definitive source for America's leading litigation firms and attorneys.

Stoll Berne Announces Jen Wagner as New Co-Managing Shareholder

Stoll Berne attorney Jen Wagner has been named as the firm’s new Co-Managing Shareholder.

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2020

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2020 as well as three Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

Stoll Berne Obtains Preliminary Court Approval for $234.6 Million Aequitas Settlement

On August 8, 2019, the U.S. District Court (Oregon) preliminarily approved three proposed class action settlements totaling $234.6 million on behalf of a class of Aequitas investors.

Stoll Berne and Hagens Berman Announce $234.6 Million Settlement of Aequitas Class Action

Settlements totaling $234.6 million have been reached on behalf of approximately 1,600 investors in a proposed class action against various third parties alleged to have participated in or materially aided sales of securities by the now-defunct Aequitas companies of Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Oregon Super Lawyers 2019 Recognizes Stoll Berne Lawyers

Eleven individual Stoll Berne attorneys have been recognized by Super Lawyers Magazine in their 2019 Oregon Super Lawyers edition. 

Stoll Berne Attorneys Present at OSB Securities Regulation Section Meeting

Stoll Berne attorneys Tim DeJong, Jen Wagner, and Lydia Anderson-Dana will present at the June 5, 2019 Oregon State Bar Securities Regulation Section meeting.

Eleven Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in the 2019 Edition of Benchmark Litigation

Eleven Stoll Berne attorneys were recently selected to be included in the 2019 edition of Benchmark Litigation, a definitive source for America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys. Our award recipients include:

Fifteen Stoll Berne Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2019

Stoll Berne is excited to announce that fifteen of our attorneys were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2019 as well as two Shareholders named as Portland, Oregon’s Lawyers of the Year.

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Awards

Benchmark Litigation
2015-2020

Oregon Super Lawyers
2010-2019

The Best Lawyers in America®
2013-2020

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