Jess focuses her practice on complex insurance coverage matters. She conducts extensive research and drafts coverage opinions on behalf of insurer clients as to the duty to defend and duty to indemnify. Jess also has a background in professional liability defense, including medical malpractice.
Jess received her law degree from the George Washington University Law School where she was an active member of the International Law in Domestic Courts Journal, the Student Health Law Association and the Political Law Society. Jess has participated in multiple volunteer trips abroad, including a medical brigade in Riobamba, Ecuador and taught English in Cusco, Peru.
During her free time, Jess enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, exercising, learning to cook and watching competitive baking shows on TV.
George Washington University Law School, J.D.
George Washington University, B.A. in International Affairs, magna cum laude
Connecticut Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2023
Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association (CDLA)
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
Connecticut Bar Association
Obtained summary judgment in the District of Connecticut on behalf of insurer on the grounds of
Late notice and breach of policy conditions resulting in withdrawal of defense in the underlying suit involving construction loss claims