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In her representation of Silicon Valley’s high earners or their spouses, Jennifer Crum draws upon nearly 20 years of experience untangling complex assets acquired in the unique tech economy.
Jennifer combines her mastery of high-asset marital dissolutions with compassion for the emotional and personal transition her clients are experiencing. She is among an elite group of California attorneys recognized as a Certified Family Law Specialist.
Expert Guidance in Complex Divorces
Jennifer is highly experienced in divorces involving venture capital, hedge funds, private equity, privately held companies, professional practices and real estate interests.
Her clients include prominent entrepreneurs and leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area who value privacy and discretion in their personal matters.
Known for customized, big-picture and forward-facing strategies, Jennifer strengthens clients’ positions across a wide range of divorce resolution forums. She has gone the distance to achieve her clients’ goals—before private judges and in public courtrooms—and has negotiated settlements that allow her clients to move on with their lives positively.
Deep Resources for Clients
The sophistication of her clients’ assets often requires Jennifer to use resources from her extensive network. She collaborates with forensic accountants, investment advisors, family wealth offices, tax and corporate counsel, estate planners and psychologists. The goal is to optimize client outcomes during dissolution negotiations, particularly on wealth portfolios that include stock options, restricted stock units, restricted stock, management fees and carried interests, and complex real estate structures.
Jennifer’s client-centric approach prioritizes responsiveness, communication and hands-on guidance to help clients control their futures and their families’ well-being.
An outdoor enthusiast and proud mother of daughters, Jennifer is an alumna of UC Berkeley and earned her J.D. from University of San Francisco. Super Lawyers magazine has recognized Jennifer since 2009 as a Northern California “Super Lawyer.” Jennifer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, where she serves as a mentor leader.
Northern California “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers Magazine (2009–present)
BA, University of California, Berkeley (1988)
JD, University of San Francisco (1996)
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
Association of Certified Family Law Specialist
San Mateo County Bar Association
Association of Certified Specialists (2006-2009)
American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2013)
Girls United (2004-2007)
Co-Authored article entitled “How Can My Divorcing Clients Plan Their Estates with the ATROs in the Way,” ACFLS Newsletter and the California Trust & Estate Quarterly.