Richman, Jessica L. - Associate
Born: Syracuse, New York. Bar Admissions: New York (2016); Pennsylvania (2002); Supreme Court of the United States (2016); United States Court of Appeals, 3d Cir. (2007); United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2003) and Middle District of Pennsylvania (2007).
Williams College (B.A., magna cum laude, Psychology and Political Science 1999); University of Pennsylvania Law School (2002)
Awards and Honors:
Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition for Pennsylvania 2010 - 2014 in Class Action/Mass Torts; 2008 Pro Bono Roll of Honor, First Judicial District of Pennsylvania.
- New York State Bar Association
- Mass Torts
- Class Actions
- Defective Medical Device Liability
- Toxic Torts
Ms. Richman is a seasoned litigator whose practice centers on mass torts, products liability, and class action litigation related to medical devices, pharmaceuticals, industrial products, consumer products, and sporting goods. In addition to extensive experience in litigation management, motion practice, and oral argument throughout the case life cycle at the trial level, Ms. Richman also has accumulated significant experience practicing at the appellate level before the Superior Court of Pennsylvania and the Courts of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits. Ms. Richman began her practice with twelve years as defense counsel at a century-old large, multidisciplinary firm in Philadelphia, spent a sojourn as sole in-house counsel for a technology startup company in Las Vegas and Silicon Valley, and spent four years competing as an undefeated amateur boxer and mixed martial arts fighter. Ms. Richman brings a wealth of experience and a passion for fighting for the underdog to her practice at Parker Waichman.
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