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Jill E. Fox

Of Counsel
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Phone: (408) 295-1700
Fax: (408) 295-1531

2775 Park Ave,
Santa Clara, California 95050

Ms. Fox specializes in real estate and business litigation.  For more than a decade, she has represented clients in all phases of business and real-estate matters involving commercial and mixed use developments, leasing, finance, nondisclosure and contract disputes, construction, remodel and lien-related claims, receivership issues, title and CC&R complications, and administrative takings proceedings, including at trial and on appeal.  Through her work on notable California real property matters, she’s developed expertise in California anti-SLAPP law as applied in commercial litigation and real estate disputes, as well as professional liability and attorney fee claims involving developers, lenders, real estate syndicators, brokers, closely held businesses, non-profit corporations and public entities. 

In addition to her law practice, Ms. Fox is an Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Law School of San Jose.  She leads the Palo Alto Chapter of the California Council of Business Advisors, and is a founding board member of the Bay Area Urban Debate League, an education nonprofit that brings academic debate to regional urban high schools.


J.D., University of California Hastings College of the Law, 2005

M.A., University of Southern California, Annenberg School

B.A., Vassar College
Honors in English

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice State Bar of California, 2006
United States District Court, Northern District of California, 2007
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007

Lincoln Law School of San Jose
Member Since: 2009
Adjunct Professor

Santa Clara County Bar Association
Member Since: 2008
Trustee & Executive Committee (2014-2015), Chair-Professionalism Committee (2012-14), Judiciary Committee (2015), President’s Project Steering Committee (2013), Rules Revision Task Force (2009-10), Member (2008-present)

California Council of Business Advisors
Member Since: 2014
Leader (2015-16) Palo Alto Chapter, Member (2014-present)

Bay Area Urban Debate League
Member Since: 2008
Vice Chair (2012-15), Treasurer (2009-11), and founding Board Member (2008-present)