Nossaman LLP

Jill N. Jaffe


T 415.438.7275
F 415.398.2438
50 California Street, 34th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

Jill Jaffe's practice focuses on commercial disputes and business litigation.  Ms. Jaffe represents clients in complex litigation, corporate liability actions, and bankruptcy cases. She has experience in both the state and federal court litigation process, including issues regarding electronic discovery.

Ms. Jaffe represents public utilities and agencies in proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission, including rate-setting and rulemaking proceedings. Ms. Jaffe also provides counsel in administrative proceedings and defends claims based on air quality and water quality regulations.

Prior to joining Nossaman in 2011 as a Summer Associate, Ms. Jaffe served as an intern for the California Attorney General's Office.

Representative Work

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Represents the FDIC in a variety of commercial litigation matters resulting from recent bank failures; assists in investigations of professional liability claims against officers and directors and outside professionals.

Regulatory - CA Water Association. Represents the statewide association representing investor-owned public utilities regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission in proceedings relevant to recycled water, water contamination, conservation and other policy matters impacting the delivery of safe, reliable water service at reasonable rates.

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J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 2012, Order of the Coif, Environmental Law Certificate, Articles Editor and Submissions Coordinator, Ecology Law Quarterly

B.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2008, Highest Honors and College Honors



United States District Court, Northern District of California

United States District Court, Central District of California

Professional Affiliations

Advisory Board Member, Center for Law, Energy, and the Environment, Berkeley, CA 

Conference of California Public Utility Counsel

Power Association of Northern California

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