Jennifer A. Eber
Jennifer focuses her practice on employment related matters, both counseling clients and representing clients in litigated matters before state and federal agencies and in state and federal courts. She also litigates general civil matters, including commercial disputes and insurance coverage. She has a passion and is devoted to animal related legal matters.
Jennifer’s experience includes a successful plaintiff action with award of attorney’s fees, employment discrimination defense for small family businesses and national companies, defense of a class action suit against a national company accused of FACTA violations, and complex commercial litigation in state and federal court.
- Maiden v. City of Manchester, 2004 DNH 78 and 2004 DNH 126 (D.N.H. May 6, 2004 and August 26, 2004). Jennifer successfully represented a tattoo artist in her section 1983 claim that the City of Manchester’s ordinance limiting her ability to open a tattoo studio violated the First Amendment. She not only was successful in defeating the ordinance, but was awarded attorney’s fees under section 1988.
- Friedman Katz v. Lindt, 270 F.R.D. 150 (S.D.N.Y. 2010). Jennifer successfully worked with local counsel in New York to defeat a class certification in a FACTA case against Lindt.
- Wong v. Ekberg, 148 NH 369 (2002) – Jennifer successfully defended a lawyer in an appeal which upheld the trial court’s dismissal of the case based on the plaintiff’s failure to disclose necessary expert testimony.
- NH Boring v. Adirondack Environment Associates, 145 N.H. 397 (2000) – Jennifer successfully represented Adirondack Environmental Associates in an accord and satisfaction defense under the UCC.
Jennifer enjoys running, is involved with animal welfare causes and is devoted to civics education.
Jennifer is dedicated to her clients and uses her years of legal experience to reach a resolution to disputes that fits each client’s needs, whether it is taking the case to trial or gaining leverage and attempting to reach a settlement.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
- Presenter for National Companies on Sexual Harassment Training
- Active Member, Governor’s Commission on the Humane Treatment of Animals
- Member Animal Legal Defense Fund
- Leadership New Hampshire, Class of 2005
- Leadership Concord, Class of 1997, Past member of Steering Committee
- Active in Lawyer and Judge in Every School program by New Hampshire Bar Association
- Past Board of Directors and Past Board President, Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire
- Past Board of Directors, Concord Family YMCA
- Past Board of Directors, Pope Memorial SPCA of Concord Merrimack County
- Beyond High School: A Guide to Your Rights and Responsibilities – Published by the New Hampshire Bar Association – 1996/1997/1998 and 2018
- “Workplace Retaliation Claims Increasing”, NH Bar News, April 18, 2018
- “New Hampshire Whistleblower Protection Act: So Much To Do, So Little Protection”, New Hampshire Bar Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, June 1996. Jennifer A. Eber and Ellen M. Burger