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Of Counsel

Jennifer Murray

Jennifer Murray's work with Paynter Law focuses on consumer protection and intellectual property litigation. She has worked on intellectual property matters that involved licensing, contract, and/or copyright disputes. Ms. Murray was part of the legal team that fought on behalf of NCAA student-athletes when their likenesses were used without their permission. This matter resulted in a $60 million combined settlement with Electronic Arts and the NCAA.
Jennifer Murray
experience accomplishments credentials

Jennifer Murray attended Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and Articles Editor of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. Upon graduation, she clerked for the Hon. Jack B. Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Ms. Murray then joined Sullivan & Cromwell as a litigation associate. While at Sullivan & Cromwell, she represented clients including Scotiabank, Goldman Sachs and ING on matters ranging from white collar defense and investigations to antitrust and general civil litigation. In addition, she received awards for her pro bono work from The Legal Aid Society and Sanctuary for Families.

$60 million settlement

Ms. Murray was part of the legal team that achieved a $60 million settlement on behalf of student athletes whose names and likenesses had been used in videogames produced by Electronic Arts. $20 million of that amount was paid directly by the NCAA representing one of the first, if not the first, time that the NCAA has ever paid a student athlete for the use of his or her name, image, or likeness.


  • Columbia School of Law, J.D.

Admitted to Practice


  • New York


  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Second Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York