Illinois

Tel

312.332.3900

Fax

312.332.3908

Email

jburtnett@tlsslaw.com

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Curriculum Vitae

Jessica’s practice is in the area of general liability and commercial litigation.  A significant portion of her practice involves handling products liability, commercial trucking, and premises liability claims on behalf of national clients and numerous Captive Members, both as a named preferred on insurance policies and on a non-insurance basis as national counsel. Jessica has extensive experience in litigating commercial matters, including breach of contract and breach of warranty. Her tort work includes premises liability, construction litigation, automobile negligence, fraud, defamation-based torts, and employers’ liability. Jessica also has considerable experience representing foreign-based multinational corporations involved in State and Federal U.S.-based litigation across the country, including specifically leading manufacturers. Through this experience, she has practiced in over a dozen jurisdictions across the United States, and has overseen matters in British Columbia and Ontario, Canada.

Jessica has extensive experience with e-discovery in complex litigation (both domestic and international) and routinely counsels her clients on the development and implementation of electronic document retention policies. She has also directed the investigation of many catastrophic losses through the country on behalf of her clients in order to gather critical evidence and to protect their interests.

Education

  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 2003, cum laude
  • Kansas State University, 1999, B.A., History, cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • Bar
    • Illinois
  • Court
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
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