Jennifer B. Dempsey

Associate Philadelphia
Phone: (215) 988-2551 (215) 988-2551
Fax: (215) 988-2757


Jennifer B. Dempsey defends clients in federal and state courts in complex commercial litigation, SEC investigations, and white collar matters. Jennifer also defends against class action cases involving consumer fraud and products liability claims and counsels clients on potential litigation, factual discovery, dispositive motions, and appeals. She represents pharmaceutical manufacturers, financial service providers, automobile manufacturers, professional service providers, and chemical companies.

Jennifer maintains an active pro bono practice representing indigent clients in conjunction with the Homeless Advocacy Project, a nonprofit organization that provides legal and advocacy needs for homeless individuals and families in Philadelphia.

Jennifer is also a contributor to the firm's SEC Law Perspectives Blog, which provides reports, discussions, and analyses on noteworthy trends in enforcement and regulatory activity of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other agencies, such as the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer clerked for the Honorable D. Michael Fisher of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.


Roman Catholic High School Alumni Association Award, Villanova University School of Law
Dean’s Merit Scholarship, Villanova University School of Law
Dorothy Day Award for Pro Bono Service

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Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2010, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Villanova Law Review
  • Villanova University, B.A., 2007, magna cum laude