Jenna Gerry

Legal Aid At Work


As an attorney in the Work & Family program, Jenna focuses on the employment rights of pregnant women, new parents, caregivers and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. She provides direct representation, participates in legislative advocacy to expand family-friendly workplace polices and engages in community education. Jenna also helps direct the Healthy Mothers Workplace Coalition and the Medical Legal Partnership with the Women’s Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

Jenna came to Legal Aid at Work from a clerkship with trial Judge Cynthia S. Kern in Manhattan. Prior to that, she served as a post-graduate fellow with the Center for Reproductive Rights and the Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation. Jenna had internships with the Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York and with the Marine Engineers Beneficial Association and the Education Rights Center in Washington.

She holds a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center, where she made dean’s list, and she holds a BA in political science (with minors in philosophy and Irish studies) from New York University.