Jennifer BrinkmanFlannery


Atlanta + 1.404.581.8008

Jennifer Flannery is a trial lawyer with a distinct understanding of client needs having also worked as in-house counsel. She appears in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Jennifer has served as trial counsel in several high-profile product liability cases involving complex legal theories, including public nuisance, collective liability theories, risk contribution, conspiracy, and constitutional issues. She has extensive experience in case coordination across multiple jurisdictions and working with joint defense groups.

During Jennifer's time in-house, she managed an active nationwide asbestos docket as well as a diverse docket of other cases, including product liability, employment, commercial, and intellectual property matters, and she acted as trial counsel. Jennifer also participated in a variety of continuous improvement and cost control initiatives and regularly interacted with top company executives.

In addition to her trial work, Jennifer leads the Firm's program to provide post-conviction relief to survivors of human trafficking. She also is actively involved in the Firm's pro bono activities in Laredo, Texas, which provide comprehensive legal services to immigrant women. Jennifer serves on the board of directors of The Cool Girls, Inc., an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization dedicated to the self-empowerment of at-risk girls to promote life-long success, and she is a Master in the Clarence Cooper Inn of Court.


  • Sherwin-Williams defends against suit alleging injuries to children from ingestion of lead paintJones Day represented The Sherwin-Williams Company and other former manufacturers of white lead carbonate pigments in action involving over 160 plaintiffs in two different cases.
  • Sherwin-Williams defends lead paint actions brought by California cities and countiesJones Day is defending The Sherwin-Williams Company against claims brought by ten of California's largest cities and counties.
    • January 27, 2021
      Rotary International, Human Trafficking Summit: Offering Hope for a Better Tomorrow
    • January 28, 2019
      Professionalism Topic: When the Press Comes Knocking, Jones Day CLE Academy
    • October 17, 2017
      Primer on U.S. Product Liability Litigation and E-Discovery, GAP Fall Legal Education Seminar