Women Who Move West Michigan – 2024 – Special Section
Barnes & Thornburg LLP
171 Monroe Ave. NW | Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616-742-3930
Jennifer (Jenny) Stocker is a labor and employment attorney at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where she defends companies across the nation in a wide variety of complex employment litigation in state, federal, and appellate courts and before state and federal administrative agencies. Diligently prepared and practical, she is ready to help with any situation her clients face. Clients and colleagues alike appreciate that Jenny addresses their problems in a responsive and clear manner, while providing an honest, candid assessment of practical solutions and realistic outcomes.
Recently, Jenny was named leader of Barnes & Thornburg’s Grand Rapids and Southeast Michigan (Ann Arbor) offices and member of the firm’s 2023-2024 Management Committee. In this new leadership role, she looks forward to continuing to grow the Michigan offices’ national presence by attracting talented attorneys and business professionals, and offering first-class client service.
Jenny is passionate about upholding an inclusive office environment where legal and business professionals are engaged, recognized, and appreciated. As a wife and mother of four children, including one set of twins, Jenny ensures that her colleagues understand the potential to maintain a meaningful work and personal life. Jenny is committed to encouraging and supporting attorneys and staff to meet family needs while being a successful member of the firm.
Outside of the office, Jenny supports the mission of local organizations, such as the Grand Haven non-profit Out Side In. She has also served as a board member of the American Heart Association West Michigan.