Jennifer Philbrick McArdle

Jennifer Philbrick McArdle is a partner of Satterlee Stephens LLP. 

Ms. McArdle has a broad range of business litigation experience, including in securities, contract, tort, trade secrets, professional liability, insurance, consumer fraud, and other areas of law.  She counsels clients ranging from major financial institutions and Fortune 100 companies to individual business owners and insurance brokers on these matters, advocating in both state and federal court and assisting with strategic decision-making and contractual issues outside of the litigation context.

Ms. McArdle’s practice also has a particular focus in media and intellectual property law.  For example, Ms. McArdle counsels clients in connection with pre-publication review, defamation claims, reporters’ rights issues, requests for information under state and federal freedom of information laws, copyright registration and litigation, claims under the Lanham Act, trademark prosecution, and practice before the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board.  She regularly represents corporations in the financial, media and publishing, insurance, technology, and consumer goods industries in these matters, as well as individuals.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McArdle was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York.  Ms. McArdle also clerked for the Honorable Naomi Reice Buchwald, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Ms. McArdle is admitted to practice in the State of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the District of Colorado. She is a member of the American Bar Association and its section for Intellectual Property Law, where she sits on a variety of Copyright Division Committees.  She is also a member of the New York City Bar Association and the Media Law Resource Center.

Ms. McArdle was rated by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.1 The Super lawyers list is issued by Thomson Reuters. A description of the selection methodology can be found at the Super Lawyers website.

Ms. McArdle earned her undergraduate degree (B.A.) cum laude from Harvard University and her law degree (J.D.) from Columbia University School of Law, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as an editor of the Columbia Law Review and the American Constitution Society Moot Court program.  

  • 1. Selection to the Super Lawyers list is not subject to, nor does it indicate approval by, the courts to which Ms. McArdle is admitted to practice.

Contact Information



(212) 404-8763


Practice Areas: 


Columbia University (J.D.) Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
Harvard University (B.A..) Cum Laude


New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
United States District Court for the District of Colorado