Jennifer L. Filippazzo - Complex Litigation Lawyer- McDermott Will & Emery


Jennifer Filippazzo focuses her practice on complex litigation matters defending Fortune 500 clients against a wide scope of liabilities, including complex product litigation, contract disputes, fraud, misrepresentation, environmental claims and general commercial litigation. Jennifer has extensive experience defending corporate representatives and company witness depositions and exhibits an innate ability to develop affirmative testimony. Jennifer has extensive litigation and trial skills, counseling clients in litigation avoidance, risk management and resolution strategies.

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  • Represented a defendant company in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Civil Division, in which the plaintiff asserted negligence and strict liability claims against a brake manufacturer alleging occupational exposure; the jury found the defendant not liable
  • Represented a defendant company in New York Supreme Court, for breach of contract; the case resolved favorably for the defendant

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  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, TIPS Leadership Academy, 2012 – 2013
  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section and ABOTA, National Trial Academy, 2011


  • American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Continuing Legal Education Committee (board member), and American Bar Association Products General Liability and Consumer Law Committee (vice chair)
  • American Youth Soccer Organization, board member
  • National Association of Women Lawyers


Pace University School of Law, JD, 2002
New York Medical College, MPH, 1997
Southern Connecticut University, BA, 1993

New York

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