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Jennifer Yu

Jennifer Yu

Irvine, California

Jennifer Yu is an associate of North, Nash & Abendroth LLP.  Her practice focuses on general business litigation in state and federal courts.  She has represented clients in a broad range of disputes, including disputes involving real estate transactions, foreclosures, receiverships, trademark issues, and bankruptcy issues.  She also has represented clients in eminent domain, environmental, contract, and landlord-tenant matters.  She has significant experience representing public entities.  Prior to joining North, Nash, & Abendroth LLP, Jennifer worked for a major California law firm.

Jennifer is conversant in Cantonese Chinese.

Illustrative Professional Experience

  • Successfully represented private and public entity clients in prosecuting and defending actions for breach of contract, fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Prosecuted judicial foreclosure and receivership proceedings.
  • Represented landlords in unlawful detainer and holdover actions.
  • Successfully defended California city in mass toxic tort action involving claims of negligence and unfair business competition.
  • Represented public entities and landowners in numerous eminent domain actions and actions to foreclose on special tax liens and assessments.
  • Successfully defended California city in lawsuit for federal civil rights violations.
  • Represented public entities in actions involving CEQA, RCRA, and Hazardous Waste Control Act.
  • Member of trial team defending major accounting firm in action for professional liability and negligence.
  • Represented major health care provider in medical malpractice actions.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Intellectual Property

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California


  • University of California, Davis School of Law, Davis, California
    • J.D. - 2004
    • Honors: Sacramento County Bar Association Fellow
    • Law Review: UC Davis Law Review, Senior Notes and Comments Editor
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    • B.S. - 2001
    • Honors: UCLA Alumni Scholar
    • Major: Physiological Science
    • Minor: Asian American Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Orange County Asian American Bar Association