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Jennifer L. Ewan

Senior Counsel

Overview

As senior counsel, Jenn provides guidance and support to startup and growth phase companies, as well as advice on a wide variety of employment and corporate matters. In 2017, she completed Level I and II Title IX investigator training through Atixa and is now certified to fully investigate Title IX complaints.

Prior to joining Michael Best, Jenn worked at the Missoula Economic Partnership (MEP), where she pro-actively identified and courted related investment opportunities, maintained strong funding partner relationships, scoped, implemented, and lead MEP special projects, especially those focused on data science/technology.

Jenn also worked as in-house counsel for TeraDact Solutions, Inc., a software company, and prior to that, Geographic Communication Systems as counsel & director of business development. In that role, she coordinated and implemented marketing plans designed to maintain and increase existing business and capture new opportunities, drafted, negotiated and reviewed commercial contracts, and researched, reviewed, and advised on other related national and international law issues.

Jenn was previously a field director and counsel with former Chairman of the U.S. Finance Committee, Senator Max Baucus. She also prosecuted for the City of Missoula Attorney's Office, and is an external review panel member for the City of Missoula's Police Department, reviewing felony sexual assault cases.

Honors & Recognitions

  • “Missoula’s Most Influential Women," The University of Montana Chapter of the American Marketing Association, April, 2015

Professional Activities

  • Member, Montana State Bar
  • Member, Western Montana Bar Association
  • MT High Tech Alliance
  • Member, Montana Economic Developers Association (MEDA)
  • Member, PowerHouse Montana
  • Member, Governor’s Office of Economic Development Financial Services Industry Key Industry Network (KIN)
  • Member, HATCH
  • Member, Missoula International Airport’s Air Service Task Force

Education

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Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Family Law, Western Montana Bar Association
  • Advisory Board Member, University of Montana-Neural Injury Center
  • Former Board Member, Missoula Area Chamber of Commerce
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