Betts Patterson Mines

Jenny-Anne Gifford


Portland Office

(503) 961-6537

Jenny-Anne Gifford

Jenny-Anne’s practice focuses primarily on the defense of personal injury and property damage claims brought against commercial and personal lines insurers and their insureds. Her practice involves the handling of a wide range of cases, including personal injury negligence, liquor liability, construction defect, product liability and business litigation.

Jenny-Anne has experience taking cases to jury verdicts as a lead trial attorney and has conducted numerous arbitrations and mediations in both Oregon and Washington. Jenny-Anne is also experienced in insurance coverage matters and regularly advises and defends carriers in coverage disputes. In addition, Jenny-Anne routinely helps carriers update policy language to meet state law.

Jenny-Anne’s well-rounded legal background has provided her with the ability to quickly evaluate key issues and identify strategic opportunities in her cases. This enables her clients to prepare for trial efficiently and effectively or pursue favorable early resolution of matters when appropriate.

Prior to law school, Jenny-Anne worked in Washington, D.C. as a federal lobbyist for Fortune 100 clients. Her practice area focused on highly technical issues for chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Jenny-Anne continues to use her lobbying experience pro bono advocating for disability rights at the state and federal levels.