Rachel L. Jensen
“Every day, we go toe-to-toe with well-heeled corporations to hold them accountable to working folks, while maintaining the highest level of professionalism.”
Rachel Jensen clerked for the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson, 2001-2002, and the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunals for Rwanda and former Yugoslavia, 2002-2003, before joining the Firm.
Rachel L. Jensen grew up in St. Petersburg, Florida. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs from Florida State University's honors program in 1997, graduating cum laude. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law School in 2000. During law school, Ms. Jensen served as Inaugural Editor-in-Chief of the First Annual Review of Gender and Sexuality Law, a publication of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law. She also taught Street Law at a public high school in Washington, D.C.
Upon graduation, Ms. Jensen joined the law firm of Morrison & Foerster in San Francisco before clerking for the Honorable Warren J. Ferguson on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Thereafter, she worked abroad as a law clerk in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), respectively.
Ms. Jensen has prosecuted nationwide consumer, insurance and securities class actions against some of the largest companies in the United States. Most recently, her practice has focused on hazardous children’s toys, helping to secure a nationwide settlement with toy manufacturing giants Mattel and Fisher-Price that provided full consumer refunds and required greater quality assurance programs. She has also helped to secure millions of dollars on behalf of policyholders against insurance brokers and carriers for engaging in bid-rigging and other conduct that betrayed their trust and resulted in higher premiums and inferior coverage. Ms. Jensen has also helped successfully prosecute cases against insurance companies for selling senior citizens deferred annuities that they would likely never benefit from.
Honors & Awards
- Nominated for 2011 Woman of the Year, San Diego Magazine