Jessica Wilson
Of Counsel
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Vanderbilt University School of Law (J.D.)

Vassar College (A.B., with honors)

Jessica Wilson
Of Counsel

Jessica Wilson has over twenty years of experience litigating complex cases across a variety of practice areas including oil and gas, insurance, professional malpractice, securities, personal injury, bankruptcy, and other general tort and contract disputes.

Jessica possesses a deep understanding of the litigation process in state and federal courts. Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants in large commercial disputes, Jessica plays a key role in every matter she takes on. She has led efforts on many winning motions in court, including securing dismissals on high-stakes insurance fraud cases and successfully arguing appeals in the federal circuit courts.

Jessica regularly lends her skills to trial teams in whatever way needed and at all stages of litigation to secure a positive outcome for the client.  Clients and colleagues seek her out for her steadfast dedication to her cases, eagle-eye for details, ability to synthesize large amounts of information in a short time, and knack for developing good relationships. Jessica has repeated experience successfully collaborating on both large and small teams.

Prior to joining Susman Godfrey, Jessica served as Senior Counsel at Gibbs and Bruns, LLP in Houston for six years and spent seven years as a litigator at Edison, McDowell & Hetherington LLP, where she was both an Associate and Partner. Jessica earned her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville where she served as Notes Development Editor on the Vanderbilt Law Review, and her A.B. from Vassar College in New York where she graduated with honors.


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