Jennifer F. List
Associate Attorney
Expertise Overview

Jennifer is an associate on Bill Taaffe’s team providing defense for insurers and their insureds in complex litigation suits. Jennifer’s practice focuses on automobile accidents, catastrophic injuries, wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, and liquor liability (dram shop) cases.  Jennifer graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Law cum laude where she acted as Development Editor for the Mississippi Law Journal.  Upon graduation, she clerked for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.  Prior to joining Smith Freed Eberhard, Jennifer practiced criminal defense at Multnomah Defenders, Inc.  She has tried more than 50 cases to juries and the court.

In 2019, Jennifer co-published an article on Delivering Bad News Well with Professor R. Lisle Baker of Suffolk University School of Law.  Jennifer has delivered several CLE presentations on this topic  – demonstrating that lawyers and clients alike can experience greater satisfaction and results when bad news is delivered well.

Professional Certification & Accolades

Member, Oregon State Bar Association

Practice Areas
  • Practice Area
    • Commercial Liability Defense
    • Negligence
    • Trucking
    • Products Liability
    • Slip and Fall
    • Timber Trespass
    • Tenant Landlord
    • Premises Liability
    • Jobsite Injury
    • Wrongful Death
    • Dram Shop
    • Litigation, General
Bar Admissions
  • Oregon
Securing Victory Under Securities Laws Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, Research Pays Off (to the Tune of $2.2 Million) Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Drawing the (Property) Line Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , , Multi-National Retailer’s Discrimination Mitigated Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , Allegations of Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Employment Law Violations? Denied. Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , Rejected: A Desperate Attempt to Recover Expenses Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , An $18,000,000 Dismissal Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , The Early Bird Gets the Case Dismissed Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
Safe Harbor Letter , Preparation Always Pays off: Especially at Trial Friday December 20, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , 2019 Super Lawyers Recognizes 8 SFE Attorneys! Monday December 30, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , The Best Lawyers in America© 2019 Announced Thursday November 21, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
, , SFE Ranked As Best Law Firm In America 2020: In Six Regional Categories Thursday November 21, 2019 By: Firm Authorship
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