With more than 20 years of experience practicing labor and employment law, Jennifer Robinson has been the lead defense attorney in nearly 40 wage and hour class and/or collective actions involving:  

  • Claims of misclassification
  • Overtime and minimum wage violations
  • Missed meal and rest breaks
  • California’s Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”)

Jennifer counsels, trains, and conducts audits for clients to ensure compliance with federal and state wage and hour laws. In addition to her wage and hour practice, she defends employers in single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and failure to accommodate. She works with a wide range of industries, including, but not limited to:

  • Food and beverage manufacturing and distribution
  • Healthcare
  • Financial institutions
  • Hospitality
  • Retail

Jennifer serves as the office managing shareholder for the Nashville office. Prior to joining Littler, Jennifer was a partner at a full-service firm in Nashville. She also worked as an attorney in San Francisco for nearly a decade.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Labor and Employment Section

American Bar Association


Labor and Employment Section

State Bar of California


Tennessee Bar Association


Lawyers' Association for Women


Nashville Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors

Alignment Nashville

Founder and Co-Chair

Fulcrum Society

YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee


USA Triathlon


Named, America's Leading Lawyers for Business

Chambers USA


Named, Best of the Bar

Nashville Business Journal


Publications & Press

Speaking Engagements

2015 Southeast Employer Conference

Atlanta, GA

August 20, 2015

Addressing Human Resources Issues in Home Care

2015 Financial Management Conference - National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Nashville, TN

June 28, 2015

How to Keep Your CEO Out of Jail

Nashville, TN

November 18, 2013

ADA Accommodations

Nashville, TN

October 24, 2013

10 Common Wage & Hour Mistakes and What To Do With Them

Wage and Hour Update, and Nashville Office Open House

Littler Mendelson, Nashville, TN

February 28, 2013

The Toxic Employee

Nashville, TNMemphis, TN

May 3, 2012


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School
  • B.A., University of Virginia

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California