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Jennifer Janeira Nagle

Partner
+1.617.951.9197
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 group and the Class Action Litigation Defense group.

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 consumer statutes including, among others, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act ("RESPA"), the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (“ECOA”), as well as in suits alleging unfair and deceptive practices claims under state consumer protection and debt collection statutes.  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. 

In addition to extensive litigation experience, Ms. Nagle has also counseled clients in connection with compliance with various financial services and consumer protection laws and regulations, as  well as in connection with government inquiries and investigations.

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

The Mortgage Lifecycle: Litigation Hotspots From Origination Through Foreclosure, Powerpoint Webinar Presentation, by Irene C. Freidel, Brian M. Forbes, Robert W. Sparkes, III, and Jennifer Janeira Nagle, February 24, 2016.
    • Defense of national and regional mortgage lenders in class actions alleging violations of RESPA in connection with the purported provision of kickbacks in exchange for referrals for services.
    • 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 that borrowers failed to receive permanent loan modifications under a federal assistance program.
    • Defense of national lender in class actions alleging violations of RESPA in connection with the provision of services through an affiliated business arrangement.
    • 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 national lender in HUD investigation regarding purported violations of the Fair Housing Act.
    • Defense of national lender in qui tam action alleging violations of the False Claims Act, arising out of claims related to loans originated pursuant to Veterans’ Administration programming.
    • Defense of national servicer in connection with allegations of failure to comply with ECOA, arising out of allegations of deficient adverse action notices.
    • 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 corporation in various proceedings arising from purported factoring of accounts receivable and claims arising under the Uniform Commercial Code.
    • Defense of cloud computing company in state court litigation alleging misappropriation of trade secrets arising from hiring of sales employee from competitor.
    • Defense of national fitness equipment manufacturer in state proceedings arising from purported manufacturing defects.