Jennifer L. Joost, a partner of the Firm, concentrates her practice in the area of securities litigation. Jennifer began her legal career at the Firm in May of 2005, working first as a summer associate and a law clerk during her final year of law school, before starting as a full-time associate in August of 2006.
Jennifer has represented individual and institutional investors in a variety of securities class actions in which the Firm has served as Lead or Co-Lead Counsel, including some of the largest federal securities class actions to arise out of the recent financial crisis.
Jennifer has been involved in all aspects of pre-trial proceedings, including drafting pleadings, litigating motions to dismiss and for summary judgment, conducting extensive document and deposition discovery, with a focus on navigating complex electronic discovery issues that oftentimes arise in large-scale, multi-year securities class actions.
Jennifer also has presented oral argument in opposition to several motions to dismiss and has been actively involved in several appeals. In her practice, Jennifer works with many types of investors, including individuals and pension funds, utilizing the remedies afforded by the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, among others, on their behalf to recover losses and promote corporate accountability.