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Jessica L. Liss

Office Managing Principal
St. Louis

P 314-827-3950 F 314-827-3940


Jessica L. Liss


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]


  • “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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