Jenny J. Chu
Jenny was born in Taipei, Taiwan – one day before a massive earthquake hit the tiny island. As a young child, she exchanged one seismically active area for another, when she immigrated to California. A voracious reader, Jenny has always been fascinated with the intricacies of language, and knew from a young age that she would pursue a legal career. She studied English and Rhetoric at Berkeley, before obtaining her law degree at Hastings.
For more than fifteen years, Jenny has represented insurance companies in first-party property and third-party liability matters. With relish, she tackles complex factual and legal questions; and enjoys employing her legal story-telling skills to educate and persuade. In her time at Pacific Law Partners, Jenny has advised clients on coverage issues, and has represented carriers at all stages of trial and appellate litigation.
Jenny lives in the Bay Area with her educator husband and two children. She is a devoted fan of baseball, mystery novels, and pickled foods.
U.S. District Courts of California, Central, Eastern, and Northern Districts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
University of California, Berkeley (B.A.)
University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly Hastings) (J.D.)
Recent Appellate Decisions
Vulk v. State Farm General Insurance Co. (2021) 69 Cal.App.5th 243
Kogler v. State Farm General Ins. Co. (9th Cir. 2019) 788 Fed.Appx. 461
Terrell v. State Farm General Ins. Co. (2019) 40 Cal.App.5th 497
Bayes v. State Farm General Ins. Co. (9th Cir. 2019) 776 Fed.Appx. 403
Lew v. State Farm General Ins. Co. (2018) 2018 WL 5095138
Bilyeu v. State Farm Gen. Ins. Co. (2016) 2016 WL 4547658
Peet v. State Farm Gen. Ins. Co. (2014) 2014 WL 2738355
CMS Security Inc. v. Burlington Ins. Co. (9th Cir. 2011) 434 Fed.Appx. 613
Village Northridge Homeowners Ass’n v. State Farm Fire and Cas. Co. (2010) 50 Cal.4th 913
Queen’s Bench Bar Association
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area
Northern California Super Lawyer, 2020-2022
Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2009-2018