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Jennifer K. Saunders

Jennifer K. Saunders

Los Angeles
555 South Flower Street
Forty-Fifth Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
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Ms. Saunders is a partner in Haight’s Los Angeles office, where she focuses her practice on representing and/or defending professionals in matters ranging from error and omission claims, lawsuits, disciplinary matters and ethical issues. She is certified in Legal Malpractice Law by the State Bar of California, with more than 35 years of experience in the field, and has a subspecialty in defending family law practitioners and accountants. She has also represented professionals in a myriad of claims arising out of criminal, probate, real estate, bankruptcy, business litigation and pro bono services. Ms. Saunders’ experience has also included defending manufacturers and service providers on claims arising out of both direct and indirect exposure to asbestos. Her practice has included pre-claim evaluation, risk management, early mediation, arbitration and trial.

Ms. Saunders has worked with many domestic and London-based insurers, uninsured professionals and a range of businesses. She is a member of the California Bar Insurance & Affinity Committee which administers the lawyers’ errors & omissions insurance program, and frequently speaks both locally and across the United States.

June 14, 2018
December 4, 2016
June 8-10, 2016
December 4, 2015
October 8, 2015
August 7, 2015
August 4, 2015
May 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
June 12, 2014
March 7-10, 2013
June 11, 2011
January, 27 2011
May 15, 2010
January 2008; May 2010
Presentation by Jennifer K. Saunders
March 30, 2010
Presentation by Jennifer K. Saunders


Southwestern Law School (JD, 1984)

California State University at Long Beach (BA, 1981)

Marymount College (AA, 1976)

Legal Malpractice Specialist Certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization
California State Courts
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Professional Liability Defense Federation

California Bar Insurance & Affinity Committee

ALFA International, Past Chair of Professional Liability Practice Group

Vice-Chair, Legal Committee – Professional Liability Defense Federation (PLDF) October 2019 – October 2020

Daily Journal’s Top Professional Responsibility Lawyers 2022

Martindale Hubbell Judicial Award (2016-2023)

Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated (1997-2023)

Southern California Super Lawyers (2012-2024)

15 Years of Service Award (2011) – Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law

Hall of Fame Award (2010) – Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law