Jennifer A. Risener

Jennifer A. Risener


Jennifer Risener is an Associate in the healthcare litigation practice group. She focuses her practice on litigating “pay-for-delay” antitrust claims and pharmaceutical overcharges on behalf of large health insurers, including In re Aggrenox Antitrust Litigation, No. 14-md-2516 and Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, et al. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, No. 2:13-cv-4663.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Risener was a judicial intern to the Honorable Joseph F. Bianco, U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of New York. She also interned at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court where she researched and analyzed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court as it applies to armed conflicts in the Great Lakes and East Africa regions. At Fordham, she served on the International Law Journal.

Ms. Risener is an active member of the New York City Bar Association. She has also volunteered with the New York Immigration Coalition, as well as voter protection organizations. Ms. Risener is fluent in Spanish. While at Fordham University, Ms. Risener worked as a research assistant to Professor Chi Mgbako, researching healthcare policy and law in East Africa.


B.A. Muhlenberg College (2011), cum laude

LL.M. Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas (2015)

J.D. Fordham University School of Law (2015)

Bar/Court Admissions:

New York and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

More than 50 years of landmark results.