New Jersey Law Journal has named Jessica Brennan to its 2022 Women Attorneys of the Year list. Brennan is among 18 women attorneys recognized by the publication for making an impact on the legal field.
“I have had the pleasure of being Jessica’s colleague for over a decade,” says Michael Zogby, partner-in-charge of the firm’s New Jersey and Philadelphia offices. “Jessica brings a deep commitment to furthering the success of other women lawyers and fostering diversity within the legal industry. She is an amazing attorney, thought leader and authentic mentor of attorneys inside and outside our firm.”
The honorees will be profiled in the publication’s special supplement later this year.
Brennan, a partner in the firm’s Morristown, New Jersey, office, is a skilled product liability defense litigator, representing multinational clients in U.S. and international product liability litigation. She frequently defends clients against strict product liability, negligence and breach of warranty claims, as well as wrongful death actions involving prescription medications, over-the-counter products, orthopedic implants and other products in cross-jurisdictional mass tort proceedings. Brennan has served in leadership roles on national counsel teams, including as MDL Defense Liaison Counsel in one of the largest multi-district litigations involving a recalled orthopedic device.
Additionally, Brennan is guided by a deep-rooted commitment to diversity. She has served in a number of law firm leadership roles well as in industry organizations and has furthered many initiatives benefiting female and diverse lawyers throughout these tenures. Brennan serves on the board of directors for the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association and has served tenures as chair and vice chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Product Liability and Mass Tort Section. Brennan is also active in volunteerism, serving as a member of both the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Recreation Advisory Committee for her community.