Possessing extensive experience as both a lawyer and former COO, Jessica Palvino is uniquely qualified to help clients navigate the complexities of their legal and fiduciary responsibilities. She specializes in providing practical and creative risk management solutions for sponsors and administrators of employee benefit and compensation plans and tax exempt entities. Her fiduciary-focused practice is rooted in a deep understanding of the operational challenges associated with plan sponsorship and administration. Jessica’s practice aligns with her personal commitment to improving the welfare and well-being of others, which is reflected in her representation and support of community-based nonprofit organizations. She serves on the Board of Directors of the The Sobering Center Local Government Corporation, served previously on the Board of Directors and as Board President of Thinkery and served as Chair of the 2018 City of Austin Charter Review Commission.
- Drake v. Allergan, United States District Court, District of Vermont, Cause No. 2:13-cv-234. Jury trial in BOTOX® personal injury lawsuit on behalf of victim resulted in verdict for client. Reported opinion at 111 F.Supp.3d 563 (D. Vt. 2015).
- Helton v. Allergan, Cause No. CJ-2009-2171, Oklahoma County District Court. Jury trial in BOTOX® personal injury lawsuit on behalf of victim resulted in verdict for client.
- Campbell v. Polaris, United States District Court, Western District of Texas, 1:14-cv-00891, representing plaintiff. Jury trial in federal court resulted in defense verdict.
- McConley v. Campbell, Cause No. D-1-GN-12-003190, Travis County District Court. Obtained defense verdict for client in jury trial representing defendant.
- Casar v. Pressley, Cause No. D-1-GN-15-000374, Travis County District Court. On behalf of elected city council member, obtained no-evidence summary judgment in election contest.
- Spears v. Allergan, Cause No. 30-2008-00180033CU, Orange County Superior Court of California. Jury trial in BOTOX® personal injury lawsuit on behalf of defendant.
- Ugochukwu, et al. v. Johnson & Johnson, et. al., Cause No. 81648-A, in the Probate Court No. 1 of Travis County, Texas. Significant role performing research, discovery, briefing and arguing motions to compel in landmark Ortho-Evra birth control patch litigation against Johnson & Johnson.