Practice groups

Food and Beverage Industry

Transportation Law

Education

Loyola University Chicago - School of Law, J.D. (2010)

The Ohio State University, B.A. (2007)

Bar Admissions

OH

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Jessica A. Reese

Associate

250 Civic Center Drive, Suite 280
Columbus, OH 43215-5086
T: 866-226-9645
D: 614-258-6000
F: 888-811-7144

jreese@dmclaw.com





Jessica A. Reese is an associate of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. Ms. Reese specializes in litigation, particularly in the areas of transportation litigation, liability litigation in the food and beverage and retail and hospital industries, general tort defense, and product liability. She represents her clients throughout the state of Ohio, both trying cases to verdict and litigating matters on appeal in state and federal court.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Reese served as a law clerk for two prestigious litigation firms in both Chicago and Columbus. She also has specialized training in appellate and trial advocacy and has a degree in political science with a particular focus in international security strategies and foreign policy.

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Ohio Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars 2017

Representative Matters:

  • Successfully argued before the Court of Appeals to uphold the entry of summary judgment in favor of a casino in a premises liability case involving the open and obvious affirmative defense
  • Authored a winning motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major restaurant chain involving allegations of a foreign object in a customer’s food
  • Authored a winning motion for summary judgment on behalf of a major restaurant chain in a premises liability case involving the open and obvious affirmative defense
  • Granted a favorable summary judgment ruling in favor of a casino in a premises liability case involving the open and obvious affirmative defense
  • Obtained dismissal of plaintiff’s claims on behalf of a major fast food corporation involving allegations of food-borne illness

Admissions and Licenses:

  • Ohio Bar Admission
  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Memberships:

  • Claims and Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Franklin County

Community Involvement:

  • Mid-Ohio Foodbank’s Operation Feed
  • Walnut Springs Middle School Mock Trial Coach

Education:

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago – School of Law (2010); former oralist for National Moot Court Team
  • B.A., The Ohio State University (2007), magna cum laude, Political Science