Chicago, Illinois 60601
Jena Valdetero handles a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes both locally and nationally before state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Valdetero has represented a diverse array of clients, including mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, commercial lenders, consumer product manufacturers, healthcare companies, major retailers, and individual parties. Ms. Valdetero heads up the firm's data breach response team, with a specific focus on counseling, compliance, and litigation. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
In addition, Ms. Valdetero’s experience encompasses all aspects of litigation, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses, handling evidentiary hearings, prosecuting and defending temporary restraining orders, and participating in trials and appeals. Ms. Valdetero’s practice includes advising and defending clients with respect to claims involving federal lending laws and regulations, including TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, and state consumer protection claims, as well as defending clients against product liability claims, negligence claims, and wrongful death claims.
|Areas of Practice||1) Commercial Litigation, 2) Class and Derivative Actions, 3) Consumer Financial Services Litigation, 4) Data Privacy and Security Team, 5) Internet & New Media, 6) Labor and Employment and 7) Product Liability|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2005|
|Education||The George Washington University, B.A., 2001|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Bryan Cave LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.