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Jessica is a senior associate in Reed Smith’s Miami and Orange County offices. As a member of the firm’s top-ranked, policyholder-focused practice group, Jessica handles all aspects of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. She has actively participated in all stages of litigation, from pre-litigation ADR to direct-examinations at trial. Jessica also guides clients through the claims process and has experience providing transactional insurance advice, conducting policy audits, and counseling clients at the policy placement or renewal stage.


  • The George Washington University Law School, 法学博士, Dean’s Fellow, Moot Court Board, Mock Trial Honors Board
  • Chapman University, 学士, Legal Studies

  • 加利福利亚州
  • 佛罗里达州

  • All State and Federal Courts - Florida
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • All State Courts - California

  • Co-Chair, Young Lawyers Subcommittee, ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Section, 2022-2023
  • The Florida Bar, Substantive Law Committees, 2023-present
    • Member, Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Committee, 2023-present
    • Member, Media & Communications Law Committee, 2023-present
  • Miami-Dade Bar, Young Lawyers Section (MDB YLS), 2021-present
    • Treasurer, 2023-2024
    • Secretary, 2022-2023
    • Director, 2021-2022
  • Miami-Dade Chapter, Florida Association of Women Lawyers (MDFAWL), 2022-present
    • Co-Chair, Women Making History Committee, 2023-2024
    • Co-Chair, D&I Committee, 2022-2023
  • Director, Suited for Success & Dress for Success Miami, 2022-present


  • Named among Top 36 Under 36 Lawyers in Florida by the FL Bar Young Lawyers Division, 2024
  • Received the Rising Star Asian American Excellence in Florida Award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Legal-Business Nexus Florida Event, 2023
  • Named among the Miami-Dade Bar Young Lawyers Section’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Lawyers, 2023
  • Selected as a Class X Fellow for the Florida Bar Wm. Reece Smith, Jr. Leadership Academy, 2022-2023