Jennifer Reinhardt-Tessmer is a member of the firm’s Litigation section where she represents clients across industries in all stages of risk management and complex litigation. She joined Kirton McConkie after practicing for a national firm and then serving as lead counsel for a major utility, where she represented the utility in regulatory matters, risk mitigation efforts, and complex litigation before courts and administrative agencies, including wildfire litigation.
For over 15 years, Ms. Reinhardt-Tessmer has tried cases in Oregon, Idaho, and Utah and established a proven record of successful and timely resolution of legal disputes, including several high-stake victories. She enjoys helping clients prevail at every stage—from advising on enterprise risk, coordinating early investigations, shaping cases for trial, negotiating settlements when appropriate, and aggressively trying cases.
When not working, Jennifer loves to enjoy outdoor activities with her family, including white-water rafting.
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
Honors & Awards
Recognized by the Association of Corporate Counsel as Outstanding New Corporate Counsel
Recognized by Mountain States Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in Litigation after first year in private practice
Jennifer has represented corporations and individuals (both in-house and as outside counsel) in regulatory matters, administrative cases, and civil litigation in state and federal court in an array of complex legal disputes, including breach of contract, personal injury, labor and employment, insurance-coverage, electrical contact, wrongful death, wildfire and trespass cases. Jennifer enjoys counseling her clients on risk mitigation, including the development of major incident response plans, coordinating investigations into high-risk matters and employee training.
- Honorable Linda Copple Trout on the Idaho Supreme Court
University of Idaho College of Law, J.D., 2006
University of Idaho, B.S., Public Communication; B.A. Spanish, magna cum laude, 2003