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Jennifer is an experienced business and managing attorney, with twenty years of practice across several environments, including companies, government, and private practice. As Assistant General Counsel at KinderCare Education, Jennifer managed a legal team responsible for finance, M&A, contracts, intellectual property, information privacy, real estate and employee benefits. She has negotiated a wide range of complex commercial agreements and managed significant finance and M&A transactions. This diverse experience has made Jennifer a highly adaptive attorney with a passion for efficient legal process, and she is able to come up to speed quickly with new clients, industries, and practice areas.

Before moving in-house, Jennifer also practiced law at Davis Wright Tremaine and was a Senior Assistant Attorney General with the Oregon Department of Justice, where she co-chaired the Business Transaction Section’s Information Technology and Intellectual Property practice group. She received her Juris Doctor, cum laude, and Master of Studies in Law, magna cum laude, from Vermont Law School.

Outside of the office, Jennifer has completed multiple Ironman triathlon and mountain bike endurance events, as well as climbed several Northwest peaks.

Jennifer Woodruff

Independent Network Attorney

Jennifer Woodruff

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