France M. Jaffe

Senior Counsel | San Francisco

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:

France has significant experience managing all aspects of complex consumer class actions in state and federal courts. She has advised clients regarding eDiscovery issues, including custodian interviews, container profiles, and preservation and collection plans to comply with discovery obligations. France enjoys researching complicated legal issues and providing guidance to clients and briefs to courts. France also enjoys supporting and mentoring junior team members.

Some of France’s work experience includes:

  • Drafting and conducting discovery
  • Preparing witnesses for depositions
  • Researching and drafting memoranda, meet and confer letters, and briefs addressing eDiscovery issues
  • Drafting briefs regarding privilege law and challenges to privilege claims

Prior to re-joining Redgrave LLP in 2018, France served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Maria-Elena James (Ret.), Northern District of California, analyzing legal briefs and performing legal research in civil and criminal matters.

ORGANIZATIONAL INVOLVEMENT & MEMBERSHIPS:

France is the Executive Director of the Northern District Practice Program and is also a guest lecturer in eDiscovery Law at U.C. Hastings College of Law.

EDUCATION:

France received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School and her B.A., cum laude, from Cornell University. France also spent a semester abroad in Belgium, performing independent research her honor’s thesis. She is fluent in French.