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
District of Columbia, 2006
Georgetown University, J.D., cum laude, 2005
The George Washington University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2001
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
International Association of Privacy Professionals, Certified Information Privacy Professional