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Jessica joined BrownGreer in 2011 and, in addition to serving as the firm’s Pro Bono Coordinator, she is responsible for various aspects of the firm’s mass tort and class action settlement administration, including designing customized review databases, designing cost-effective processes that comply with applicable bankruptcy and probate laws and overseeing payment processes. In each program, Jessica accounts for the parties’ settlement goals when optimizing procedures to control costs, streamline processes, and eliminate hurdles that could otherwise delay settlement distributions to claimants and other beneficiaries. Her experience includes leadership roles on:

  • NFL Concussion Settlement
  • U.S. ASR Hip Settlement
  • Actos Resolution Program
  • Olmesartan Product Litigation Settlement
  • Wright Medical Settlement
  • Deepwater Horizon Economic and Property Damages Settlement

As a law student, Jessica interned for the Solicitor General and Deputy Solicitor General (Honorable Stephen McCullough, Supreme Court of Virginia) in the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and for the Honorable Kevin R. Huennekens in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Before joining BrownGreer, Jessica interned in the Labor and Employment Law division of the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry.

Before law school, Jessica worked at Richmond Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), advocating for children involved in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court processes because of abuse or neglect allegations. Jessica expanded these skills in law school as a student attorney in Suffolk’s Child Advocacy Clinic and has continued working with child advocacy organizations since graduating, including volunteering for Richmond CASA and serving on the Junior Board for Greater Richmond SCAN and Board of Directors for Henrico CASA.

Education & Honors

  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, J.D., 2009
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, B.A., Economics & Philosophy, 2003

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 2010

Professional Activities & Community Involvement

  • Greater Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association
  • Henrico Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Board of Directors
  • Notre Dame Club of Richmond, Board of Directors

BrownGreer's team of attorneys, analysts, programmers, and reviewers leads the industry in claims administration, settlement administration, and data management solutions. A settlement administrator distinguished by its talent, innovation, and cutting edge technologies, BrownGreer designs and implements complex mass claims processes that can involve millions of claimants and billions of dollars in settlement funds.

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