Jenna H. Leyton-Jones represents a diverse spectrum of business entities in all aspects of employment litigation, including defense of claims involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes and trade secret misappropriation. She also provides counseling to employers on a variety of day-to-day employment matters, and routinely lectures on employment law trends and developments at human resource seminars. Jenna is also a co-founder of the firm’s appellate practice group.
Jenna currently serves as the Vice President of Legislation for the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management, and has been selected for inclusion on Super Lawyers Rising Stars list and San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar.”
Jenna graduated cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law. During law school, she received the Faculty Achievement Scholarship and D’Angelo Outstanding Child Advocate Award. Working with the Children’s Advocacy Institute, Jenna lobbied and published an article to support increased funding for California’s foster care system. She also served on the executive boards of the Women’s Law Caucus and Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity. Prior to law school, Jenna graduated with Highest Honors from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was awarded the Departmental Citation for outstanding academic achievement.