Jeffrey M. Singletary

Jeffrey M. Singletary: Attorney with Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
  • Partner at Snell & Wilmer L.L.P.
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Jeff Singletary concentrates his practice on business litigation in state and federal courts. He represents clients in matters involving breach of contract, business competition torts, real estate, public and private construction projects, and various intellectual property litigation matters, including trademark, trade dress, trade secret and patent claims.

Representative Presentations and Publications

• California Anti-SLAPP Motions: Potential Pitfalls for Plaintiffs, Co-Author (June 28, 2017)
• Caution: Pay-When-Paid Clauses Are a Danger Zone in California, Co-Author, Under Construction (December 2015)
• Disgorgement Penalty for Unlicensed Contractors in California, Author, JD Supra Business Advisor (June 22, 2015)
• Delay and Disruption Claims: Big Impacts on Your Bottom Line, Co-Author, Under Construction (March 2015)
• Recent Developments in California Construction Law, Co-Author, Under Construction (December 2014)
• Ethics and In-House Counsel: Wearing Two Hats as Attorney and Officer, Co-Presenter, Snell & Wilmer and Thomson Reuters Harbor Cruise, Newport Beach, CA (October 9, 2014)
• Summary of California's Prompt Payment Laws, Co-Author, Under Construction (September 2014)
• Section 337: Whether to Respond or Default, Co-Author, Intellectual Property Today (June 9, 2014)
• Ethics and In-House Counsel: Wearing Two Hats as Attorney and Officer, Co-Presenter, Thomson Reuters A Day at the Races, Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA (May 15, 2014)
• New California Law Permits Expanded Use of Construction Managers At-Risk in Public Contracts, Co-Author, Under Construction (December 2013)
• California's Anti-Demnification Statute and Additional Insured Provisions, Co-Author, Under Construction (June 2013)

Professional Recognition and Awards

•Southern California Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Business Litigation (2008, 2010-2011, 2015-2018)

Community Involvement

•Mariposa Women & Family Center
•Board Member (2011-present)
•Chair of Board (2013-present)

Other Professional Experience

•U.S. District Court, Southern District of California, Judicial Extern to Hon. James F. Stiven
•U.S. Court of Appeals, 10th Circuit, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Denver, Colorado, Intern

Related News & Events

Jun 08
Southern California Super Lawyers Recognizes Five Snell & Wilmer Attorneys as Rising Stars

Jul 26
Southern California Super Lawyers Recognizes 13 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Dec 19
Snell & Wilmer Elects New Partners and Counsel

Jul 01
Southern California Super Lawyers Recognizes Sixteen Snell & Wilmer Attorneys

Mar 14
Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Recognized in First Annual JD Supra Readers’ Choice Awards

Dec 22
Snell & Wilmer Elects New Partners and Counsel

Jun 10
Six Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Named Rising Stars by Southern California Super Lawyers

Jun 09
Section 337: Whether to Respond or Default Intellectual Property Today

Jun 20
Super Lawyers 2011 Recognizes 74 Snell & Wilmer Attorneys Also Names 21 Firm Attorneys to the 2011 Rising Stars List

Mar 07
Jeff Singletary Appointed to Board of Mariposa Center

Feb 24
Snell & Wilmer Prevails Against California's Attorney General in Defense of Charitable Organization

Related Publications

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Under Construction - December 2015

Jun 10
Under Construction - June 2015

Mar 12
Under Construction - March 2015

Dec 03
Under Construction - December 2014

Sep 03
Under Construction - September 2014

Dec 05
Under Construction - December 2013

Jun 20
Under Construction - June 2013

Dec 19
Under Construction - December 2012

Mar 13
Under Construction - March 2012

Sep 27
Under Construction - September 2011

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Investigations, Government Enforcement and White Collar Protection
  • Trust & Estate Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
714.427.7473  Phone
University Attended:
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., Political Science, 2001; Dean's List, 1999-2001
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Executive Editor, San Diego Law Review, 2004
Year of First Admission:
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; United States District Court, All Districts of California; California; Supreme Court of California

Professional Memberships & Activities

•Orange County Bar Association
•Orange County Association of Business Trial Lawyers

Birth Information:
Joliet, Illinois, March 16, 1979

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