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Jessica L. Liss

Office Managing Principal
St. Louis

P 314-827-3950
F 314-827-3940
Jessica.Liss@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jessica L. Liss is Office Managing Principal of the St. Louis, Missouri, office of Jackson Lewis, P.C. Ms. Liss has been based in St. Louis her entire career and has extensive experience litigating all forms of employment and civil rights matters.

As a trial lawyer, Ms. Liss has been representing employers at the trial and appellate level in state and federal courts. She has appeared before administrative judges and numerous state and federal agencies. Ms. Liss has conducted many jury trials through verdict, and participated in administrative hearings before various boards and tribunals.

Ms. Liss also provides on-going legal support and counsel on a daily basis for many of her clients. She routinely provides training to managers, supervisors and staff in all areas of employment law, including, but not limited to, supervisor training, sexual and racial harassment prevention, disciplinary practice, documentation policies, safety and disability management. Ms. Liss counsels clients on a variety of employment practices, handbooks and policies. She represents employers in prosecuting and defending claims of unlawful competition and solicitation. Ms. Liss also represents numerous public entities and public officials in employment matters.

Ms. Liss is a frequent speaker on employment matters and litigation avoidance and is also the appointed City Attorney for a local municipality.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly, "Rising Star"
  • Missouri Lawyers Weekly, “Law Firm Leader” (2015)
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Professional Associations and Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Missouri State Bar Association
  • National Association of Insurance Women
  • Women Lawyers' Association of Greater St. Louis, former President and elected member-at-larger

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Wilson School, Trustee, former chairperson of tuition assistance committee

Published Works

  • “Accommodating Transgender Employees: What Every Employer Needs to Know,” Journal of the Missouri Bar (November/December 2015) [Author]
  • “Beware That Your Social Media Policies Do Not Draw the Ire of the National Labor Relations Board,” Journal of the Missouri Bar (November/December 2014) [Author]

Speeches and Presentations

  • “Transgender Transitions in the Workplace and Beyond,” St. Louis On the Air – St. Louis Public Radio (St. Louis, MO, August 17, 2015)

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August 15, 2019
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The Best Lawyers in America 2020 Honors Jackson Lewis Attorneys

August 15, 2019

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 210 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been recognized in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive... Read More

April 11, 2019
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Jackson Lewis Bolsters Employment Litigation Team with David E. Martin in St. Louis

April 11, 2019

ST. LOUIS, MO (April 11, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce David E. Martin has joined the firm’s St. Louis office as a Principal. Mr. Martin joins the firm from Macy’s, Inc., where he was Vice President of Litigation. He has more than 30 years of experience, primarily... Read More

August 15, 2018
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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2019

August 15, 2018

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 15, 2018) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce more than 200 attorneys throughout the firm’s locations have been named to the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, a publication that has become universally regarded as a definitive guide to legal... Read More

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