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Jena M. Valdetero

Partner

, Bryan Cave LLP
Chicago

Tel

1 312 602 5056

Fax

1 312 698 7456
jena.valdetero@bryancave.com
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Jena M. Valdetero

Partner


Chicago



161 North Clark Street, Suite 4300
Chicago, Illinois 60601-3315

Phone:

1 312 602 5056

Fax:

1 312 698 7456

email:

jena.valdetero@bryancave.com

Jena Valdetero handles a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes both locally and nationally before state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Valdetero has represented a diverse array of clients, including mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, commercial lenders, consumer product manufacturers, healthcare companies, major retailers, and individual parties. Ms. Valdetero heads up the firm's data breach response team, with a specific focus on counseling, compliance, and litigation. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

In addition, Ms. Valdetero’s experience encompasses all aspects of litigation, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses, handling evidentiary hearings, prosecuting and defending temporary restraining orders, and participating in trials and appeals. Ms. Valdetero’s practice includes advising and defending clients with respect to claims involving federal lending laws and regulations, including TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, and state consumer protection claims, as well as defending clients against product liability claims, negligence claims, and wrongful death claims.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2014
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2013

Jena Valdetero handles a variety of commercial litigation and business disputes both locally and nationally before state and federal trial and appellate courts. Ms. Valdetero has represented a diverse array of clients, including mortgage lenders, mortgage servicers, commercial lenders, consumer product manufacturers, healthcare companies, major retailers, and individual parties. Ms. Valdetero heads up the firm's data breach response team, with a specific focus on counseling, compliance, and litigation. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

In addition, Ms. Valdetero’s experience encompasses all aspects of litigation, including drafting and arguing motions, taking and defending depositions, preparing witnesses, handling evidentiary hearings, prosecuting and defending temporary restraining orders, and participating in trials and appeals. Ms. Valdetero’s practice includes advising and defending clients with respect to claims involving federal lending laws and regulations, including TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, and state consumer protection claims, as well as defending clients against product liability claims, negligence claims, and wrongful death claims.

Bar and Court Admissions

Illinois, 2006

District of Columbia, 2006

Maryland, 2005

Education

Georgetown University, J.D., cum laude, 2005

The George Washington University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Proceed At Your Peril: Questions Abound With New State Laws Restricting Employer Access to Employees’ Personal Social Media Accounts," Social Media Law & Policy Report, June 2013

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional

Civic Involvement and Honors

  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2014
  • Illinois Super Lawyers, Rising Star - Business Litigation, 2013