Jennifer N. Caringal

Jennifer N. Caringal



Jennifer Caringal is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office, where her practice focuses on complex securities litigation. Jennifer is a member of the Firm’s Lead Plaintiff Advisory Team, which advises institutional investors in connection with lead plaintiff motions, and assists them in securing appointment as lead plaintiff. 

Jennifer served as lead counsel in In re Am. Realty Cap. Props., Inc. Litig., a case arising out of ARCP’s manipulative accounting practices, and obtained a $1.025 billion recovery. For five years, she and the litigation team prosecuted nine different claims for violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Securities Act of 1933, involving seven different stock or debt offerings and two mergers. The recovery represents the highest percentage of damages of any major PSLRA case prior to trial and includes the largest personal contributions by individual defendants in history.

Jennifer has been named a Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer by Lawdragon, a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine, and to the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list and Southern California Ones to Watch list by Best Lawyers®. She was also recognized on Bloomberg Law's They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40 list and has been included in the 500 X - The Next Generation Lawdragon guide.

Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, with honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law, where she served as a Primary Editor on the Washington University Global Studies Law Review. During law school, Jennifer interned with the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary, the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and Edward Jones Investments. Jennifer joined the Firm upon graduation from law school.   


  • 500 X - The Next Generation, Lawdragon, 2023-2024
  • Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyer, Lawdragon, 2022-2024
  • Best Lawyer in America: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021-2024
  • They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40, Bloomberg Law, 2022
  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2021-2022
  • Best Lawyer in Southern California: One to Watch, Best Lawyers®, 2021

Practice Areas


  • Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 2006, Political Science


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (General Bar)

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