Prior to joining the University of Oregon, Jeslyn Everitt was an attorney at the law firm Munger Tolles & Olson in San Francisco, where she litigated numerous matters involving higher education, intellectual property, contract, tort, and labor and employment law.
Jeslyn also has extensive experience advising clients on issues related to free speech, privacy, and government regulation. In addition to her work at Munger Tolles, Jeslyn spent brief periods of time as a trial attorney with the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office and with the Office of General Counsel at the University of California.
Jeslyn holds a BA in social studies and comparative religion from Harvard College and a JD from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where she was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as a senior editor for the California Law Review. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Argentina and, following law school, clerked for the Honorable Sandra S. Ikuta with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
In her free time, Jeslyn teaches a law school course on alternative dispute resolution, serves on the local board for the Fulbright Association, and volunteers as a community mediator.
Pronouns: she, her, hers