Jennifer Davidson


JENNIFER DAVIDSON is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in Washington, D.C. where she is a member of the Class Action and Individual Practice Groups. Prior to joining the firm in 2021, Ms. Davidson was a fellow at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll LLP, where she worked on a wide range of class action litigations, including employment discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour cases.  She also clerked for the Honorable Gregg Costa on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Honorable Wendy Beetlestone on the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Ms. Davidson received her A.B., summa cum laude, from Dartmouth College, and her J.D., Order of the Coif, from the University of Virginia, where she was a Hardy Cross Dillard Scholar.  During law school, Ms. Davidson participated in UVA’s Housing Clinic and Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, was a Law and Public Service Fellow, and served as Articles Development Editor for the Virginia Law Review. Additionally, Ms. Davidson was a summer associate at Altshuler Berzon LLP, where she worked on union, employment, and civil rights cases. 

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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

Ms. Davidson is admitted to practice law only in New York and Washington, DC.

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Publications & Articles

On September 6, 2022, the National Labor Relations Board released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking addressing the standard for determining joint...

Jennifer Davidson, Lessons from Trinity Lutheran: An Entity-Based Approach to Unconstitutional Conditions and Abortion Defunding Laws, NYU REVIEW OF...

Jennifer Davidson, Justice for All?: The Shortcomings and Potentials of the Capabilities Approach for Protecting Animals, ANIMAL LAW REVIEW, Vol. 24...

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Awards & Recognition

  • Lile Intramural Moot Court Competition Winner

  • Bob Barker Prize for Student Writing in Animal Law, Ethics and Rights

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Best Legal Memorandum Award

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