Attorney Jennifer Tomlin Sanchez, Esq.

Jennifer Tomlin Sanchez, Esq.


Practice Summary

Jennifer Tomlin Sanchez is a founding partner at Murphy Sanchez. Her practice focuses on property subrogation, maritime, defense, and general civil litigation. Ms. Sanchez has successfully resolved cases in all aspects of litigation including trial, arbitration, and mediation in her 25 years practicing law. She is a leader in her field and has spoken at numerous industry conferences.


National Association of Subrogation Professionals
Association of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Proctor Member

Ms. Sanchez has been actively involved in the National Association of Subrogation Professional since 1999, when she attended the first national conference in Las Vegas. In 2016, she co-chaired the Litigation Skills Conference which focused on product defect cases. She has been a Property Track Section Leader for the national conference and chaired NASP’s Northern California Chapter. She has been a presenter at a variety of NASP functions including webinars and several national conferences.

Ms. Sanchez Chaired the Pacific Admiralty Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco which presented the 2008 Pacific Admiralty Seminar, a two-day seminar providing an analysis of recent developments in maritime law.

Ms. Sanchez currently chairs the Local Admiralty Rules Advisory Subcommittee of the United States District Court, Northern District of California. She has served a member of the committee since 2006.

Ms. Sanchez is also a frequent presenter with the Practicing Law Institute on negotiation skills.

Ms. Sanchez is a member of the Order of the Golden Bear, prominent honor society at the University of California, Berkeley composed of students, faculty, and alumni committed to serving the University of California.

Ms. Sanchez is from Portland, Oregon. She enjoys playing music, her family, and exploring.


All federal districts in California
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Educational Background

U.C. Berkeley, B.A. in International Development Studies (1994)
Phi Beta Kappa

University of California, Berkeley School of Law, J.D. (1997)