- Professional Liability Defense
- Employment Law
- Bad Faith Insurance Defense
- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
- Real Estate
- Education Law
William S. Boyd School of Law
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Texas A&M, Corpus Christi
Honor: cum laude
Super Lawyers’ Rising Star: 2014-2017
2017 is the fourth year in a row that Ms. Green has been selected as a Mountain States Super Lawyers’ Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of information for the legal industry.
- Member of the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)
- Nevada CLM Chapter Secretary
- Defense Research Institute (DRI) Professional Liability Young Lawyer Liaison
Jessica A. Green is an attorney working in the Lipson Neilson law firm’s Las Vegas, Nevada office. Her practice focuses primarily on professional liability defense, employment law, bad faith insurance defense, and commercial litigation. Ms. Green has also practiced in the areas of construction law and real estate.
Ms. Green is well versed in education law and she serves as an Educational Surrogate Parent and Transition Specialist for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. In doing so, Ms. Green advocates for children with disabilities, ensuring their schools are meeting their disability-related needs.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Green worked at a national firm on large scale complex litigation matters and gained extensive experience in electronically stored information protocol. She also worked in-house at a local trade show facility where she honed her drafting, negotiation and commercial litigation skills.
While in law school, Ms. Green externed with the Honorable James C. Mahan in the United States District Court, District of Nevada. She was selected to participate in the Educational Advocacy Program at the Thomas and Mack Legal Clinic. Ms. Green received a CALI Excellence for the Future Award for earning the highest grade in her class in Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
June 16, 2015 – E&O INSURANCE EXECUSUMMIT held at the Mohegan Sun Resort & Convention Center in Uncasville, CT. Jessica Green sat on a panel of industry experts discussing E&O Claims Trends. Ms. Green focused her contributions on innocent insured coverage, the practical prevention of bad faith claims, and what to look for in an effective E&O policy. ExecuSummit attendees are insurance professionals in the forefront of the E&O insurance line, monitoring & researching emerging issues and trends.
A Bankruptcy Court Order Permitting Creditors to Pursue Legal Malpractice Claims in State Court in the Name of a Debtor’s was an Impermissible Assignment and Violates Public Policy Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the March 2017 issue of the eAdvisory published by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability
Can Insurance Defense Counsel ‘Serve Two Masters’? Co-authored with Joseph Hainline, published in the June 29, 2015 issue of DRI’s The Whisper, the newsletter of the young lawyers committee.
Recent Nevada Supreme Court Advance Option examines the statute of limitations discovery rule applicable to legal malpractice actions. Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the August 2013 LPL eAdvisory, an eNewsletter from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability
Issue preclusion is only applicable where an issue is actually and necessarily litigated. Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the July 2013 LPL eAdvisory, an eNewsletter from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability