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Jennifer Janeira Nagle

Fax +1.617.261.3175
Ms. Nagle is a partner in the litigation department of the firm's Boston office. She concentrates her practice in complex civil and commercial litigation and is a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions and Services Litigation and Class Action Litigation Defense groups, among others. Ms. Nagle also defends and counsels clients in the areas of consumer finance and employment.

Ms. Nagle regularly represents financial services institutions as well as other business entities in class actions and individual litigation matters in federal and state court actions throughout the United States. Ms. Nagle has extensive experience representing institutions in suits under various federal statutes including, among others, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA"), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”), and the False Claims Act (“FCA”), as well as in suits alleging unfair and deceptive practices claims under state consumer protection statutes such as Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 93A. Ms. Nagle’s representations also include a variety of general business litigation matters arising under federal and state statutes, state common law (including contract, tort, trade secret misappropriation, and product liability), and the Uniform Commercial Code.

Ms. Nagle has participated in jury and bench trials in cases in state and federal court, has appeared before state and federal courts in a variety of proceedings, and has represented clients in settlement negotiations and mediations. Ms. Nagle has also handled complex discovery for clients, including extensive fact-finding and interviews, written discovery, deposition practice, and management of the preservation, collection, and production of electronically stored information.

Ms. Nagle is a member of the firmwide Women in the Profession Committee, as well as the chairperson of the Women in the Profession group in the firm’s Boston office.

Professional Background

Ms. Nagle joined K&L Gates in September of 2007.

Professional/Civic Activities

National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
  • Member
  • 2018 Mid-Year Meeting Planning Committee; Programming Subcommittee

Speaking Engagements

  • Consumer Finance for Fintech Start-Ups, Boston University TechConnect 2018: The Future of Money, Live Presentation (February 16, 2018)
  • Impact of Regulatory Actions on Private Litigation; Consumer Financial Services Litigation Hot Topics, 2017 Consumer Financial Services Symposium, Live Presentation (December 4, 2017).
  • The Mortgage Lifecycle: Litigation Hotspots From Origination Through Foreclosure, K&L Gates LLP Webinar Presentation (February 24, 2016).
  • Defense of national servicer in a series of class actions alleging violations of various federal and state consumer protection statutes, including California's Unfair Competition Law, as well as various state common law claims, including for breach of contract, negligence, and promissory estoppel, arising out of claims turning on implementation of a federal assistance program.
  • Defense of national and regional mortgage lenders in class actions alleging violations of anti-kickback statute.
  • Defense of and counsel to national lender in connection with government inquiries concerning bankruptcy servicing practices and negotiations with the Executive Office of the United States Trustees.
  • Defense of corporations in state court litigations alleging breach of contract, unfair and deceptive practices, and related claims arising from employment decisions and restrictive covenants; counsel corporations on related internal employment matters.
  • Defense of corporation in various proceedings arising from purported factoring of accounts receivable and claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.
  • Defense of national loan servicer in class action alleging violations of the TCPA in connection with allegations of phone calls placed to borrowers without proper consent.
  • Defense of national lender in class action alleging violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and various state consumer protection statutes, as well as state breach of contract and promissory estoppel claims, arising out of allegations of improper review and processing of loan modification applications and improper servicing of loans pursuant to executed loan modifications.
  • Defense of and counsel to national lender in connection with Department of Housing and Urban Development investigation regarding purported violations of the Fair Housing Act,and negotiations with the DOJ.
  • Defense of national lender in qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act.
  • Defense of national servicer in connection with allegations of failure to comply with ECOA, arising out of allegations of deficient adverse action notices.
  • Defense of national fitness equipment manufacturer in state proceedings arising from purported manufacturing defects.