Jennifer L. Supman is a partner in the San Francisco office of Manning & Kass, where she specializes in the areas of real estate litigation (agent/broker liability, landlord-tenant disputes, transactional real estate matters), professional liability defense (all types of E&O and D&O claims, including but not limited to legal, accountant, property manager, budget preparer and payroll processor malpractice claims), construction defect litigation and transactional real estate matters.
Mrs. Supman is acting General Counsel for a premier real estate brokerage firm in Northern California. In that role, she advises and counsels the executive team, in addition to 350+ agents and brokers, on legal matters, transaction specific inquiries, contract drafting and negotiation, industry regulations and compliance, best practices, risk management considerations, insurance coverage considerations and brokerage wide processes and procedures. Mrs. Supman is responsible for the handling, litigation and resolution of all claims companywide from initiation through conclusion.
Mrs. Supman received the distinction of being named as a 2009 and 2013–2018 Super Lawyer Rising Star by Law & Politics Magazine. Mrs. Supman is a member and active participant in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) and the Claims & Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Mrs. Supman was also nominated for and attended the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Trial School in 2013.
In 2003, Mrs. Supman received her BA in psychology with minors in business and sociology from Tulane University. In 2006 she received her JD from Golden Gate University School of Law, with a Litigation Specialization. While obtaining her law degree, she was a member of the Moot Court Board, Mock Trial Program and Trial Advocacy Program. Mrs. Supman continues to participate in her law school’s Trial Advocacy Program, serving as a judge during Mock Trial Competitions.
Mrs. Supman was lead Trial Counsel in Performing Arts v. Murray, San Francisco Superior Court, Case No. GCG-09-040591, wherein she obtained a defense verdict and $1 Million cost award on behalf of a real estate broker and developer client, against whom complainants sought $30+ Million in damages.
Mrs. Supman is a member of the State Bar of California.
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