Jennifer E. Niemann

 

jniemann@ffwplaw.com (916) 329-7400, ext 232

Of Counsel

 

Jennifer has over twenty-three years of experience in bankruptcy and insolvency-related matters, and has represented creditor and debtor clients in all types of bankruptcy cases as well as commercial litigation matters.

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., Harvard Defenders, Member (1989)


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., Economics (1986)

Other Experience

 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, San Jose, Long-term Judicial Law Clerk (2005-2012)

 

Stuart Maue Mitchell & James, St. Louis, Legal Auditor (2004)

 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, Long-term Judicial Law Clerk (1994-2000)

 

Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Associate (1991-1994)

 

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco, Judicial Law Clerk (1989-1991)

 

Legal Memberships, Activities and Honors

 

State Bar of California, Member

 

Sacramento County Bar Association - Bankruptcy & Commercial Law Section, Member and current Board Member

 

C. K. McClatchy Law and Public Policy Academy Advisory Committee, Member

 

Sacramento Valley Bankruptcy Forum, Member

 

Presentations and Publications

Co-Presenter, "Business Law Practice:  2017 Year in Review," Continuing Education of the Bar, Sacramento, CA, January 26, 2018

Co-Presenter, "Business Law Practice:  2016 Year in Review," Continuing Education of the Bar, Sacramento, CA, January 20, 2017

CEB webinar co-host, "Impact of Bankruptcy on Commercial Real Estate Transactions", Sacramento, CA, August 30, 2016

Crude Awakening, How Investors Fare in Oil and Gas Bankruptcy Cases, The NAPPA Report, April 2016

Co-Presenter, “Bankruptcy Issues for State Court Trial Judges,” California Judges Association Retired & Mid-Year Joint Conference, Monterey, CA, March 13, 2016

Panelist, "No Slam Dunks: Meeting the Challenge of Administering the Chapter 11 Case of Robert Cook, Minority Owner of the Sacramento Kings," 24th Annual Trustee Seminar, Office of the United States Trustee, Sacramento, CA, January 30, 2015

 

Panelist, "Financial Terms of Endearment - How to Make Sense of the Financial Reporting in Bankruptcy and Beyond," Young Insolvency Professionals (YIP) Program, 25th Annual California Bankruptcy Forum Insolvency Conference, San Diego, CA, May 18, 2013

 

Panelist, "Road Show at McGeorge School of Law," State Bar Business Law Section, Sacramento, CA, March 7, 2012

 

"Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Alternatives for Family Farmers," Business Law News, Issue 4, 2015 (Co-Author)

 

"Chapter 11 Challenges for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses," Inside the Minds: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Restructuring Strategies (2015 edition) (Co-Author)

 

Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise, online treatise contributing author for chapters on Bankruptcy Code sections 941 through 946 and various 9000 Rules

 

"Protecting Tax Refunds of Consolidated Tax Filers in Bankruptcy," Business Law News, Issue 2, 2014 (Co-Author)

 

"When a City Files Bankruptcy: Chapter 9 Basics for Business Attorneys," Business Law News, Issue 4, 2012 (Co-Author)