Close

Lipson Neilson – Law Firm in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

3910 Telegraph Road
Suite 200
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Phone:
(248) 593-5000

Fax:
(248) 593-5040

More Details

Lipson Neilson – Law Firm in Las Vegas, Nevada

9900 Covington Cross Drive
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89144

Phone:
(702) 382-1500

Fax:
(702) 382-1512

More Details

Lipson Neilson – Law Firm in Phoenix, Arizona

5343 N. 16th Street
Suite 140
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Phone:
(602) 626-8888

Fax:
(602) 626-5588

More Details

Lipson Neilson – Law Office in Reno, Nevada

1 E. Liberty Street
Suite 600
Reno, NV 89501

Phone:
(775) 420-1197

Fax:

More Details

Lipson Neilson – Law Office in Colorado Springs, Colorado

102 S. Tejon Street
Suite 1100
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Phone:
(720) 601-8008

Fax:

More Details

Close

Or Search By:

Jessica A. Green

Associate

9900 Covington Cross Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89144
1 E. Liberty Street
Reno, NV 89501

V-Card

Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law & Litigation

Jessica A. Green is an attorney in Lipson Neilson‘s Las Vegas office. Representing clients both directly and through insurance carriers, Ms. Green’s practice focuses primarily on professional liability defense and employment law. She is admitted to the State Bar of Nevada, the United States District Court, District of Nevada, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

With respect to her professional liability practice, Ms. Green frequently defends lawyers in legal malpractice lawsuits from the inception of an issue through discovery and all necessary motion practice and resolution. Ms. Green is experienced in state bar ethics and disciplinary matters ranging from the grievance stage through trial and any necessary appeal and/or reinstatement proceedings.

Ms. Green represents Nevada employers – both large and small – in employment law matters. She defends employers in employment related litigation in both state and federal courts as well as before federal and state administrative agencies including the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Labor, the Office the Nevada Labor Commissioner, and the Nevada Department of Employment Training, and Rehabilitation, among others.

Ms. Green has experience defending against a wide array of claims including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour violations. She advises and counsels employers on various workplace issues including employee discipline and termination, drug testing, the prevention and proper handling of discrimination and harassment, wage and hour compliance, and workplace investigations. Ms. Green also drafts employee handbooks, workplace policies, severance agreements, employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, and non-compete agreements.

Ms. Green has experience in bad faith insurance defense, insurance coverage, and director and officer liability. She also has an active appellate practice.

Ms. Green is well versed in education law, she served as an Educational Surrogate Parent and Transition Specialist for the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada. In doing so, Ms. Green advocated for children with disabilities, ensuring their schools provided for their disability-related needs.

Ms. Green quoted in Las Vegas Review-Journal article, “Gender pay gap shrinking but here to stay, attorney says.”

CASE SUMMARY

Summary Dismissal – Affirmed by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
By Memorandum dated September 20, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court’s granting of Ms. Green’s Motion for Summary Judgment. The victory obtained complete summary dismissal of all Plaintiff’s claims including claims of race, age, genetic information and disability discrimination, as well as retaliation, tortious discharge, and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims. The Plaintiff appealed the decision to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals where the decision was affirmed in its entirety; disposing of all of Plaintiff’s claims.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Labor and Employment Section, State Bar of Nevada
  • Litigation Section, State Bar of Nevada
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), Member
  • Nevada CLM Chapter, Director of Events
  • Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), Member
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers (LVDL), Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the Advocacy, Legislature and Government Affairs Committee
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
PUBLICATIONS

A Bankruptcy Court Order Permitting Creditors to Pursue Legal Malpractice Claims in State Court in the Name of a Debtor’s was an Impermissible Assignment and Violates Public Policy Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the March 2017 issue of the eAdvisory published by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability

Can Insurance Defense Counsel ‘Serve Two Masters’? Co-authored with Joseph Hainline, published in the June 29, 2015 issue of DRI’s The Whisper, the newsletter of the young lawyers committee.

Recent Nevada Supreme Court Advance Option examines the statute of limitations discovery rule applicable to legal malpractice actions. Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the August 2013 LPL eAdvisory, an eNewsletter from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability

Issue preclusion is only applicable where an issue is actually and necessarily litigated. Co-authored with Joseph Garin, published in the July 2013 LPL eAdvisory, an eNewsletter from the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers’ Professional Liability

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

June 16, 2015 – E&O INSURANCE EXECUSUMMIT held at the Mohegan Sun Resort & Convention Center in Uncasville, CT. Jessica Green sat on a panel of industry experts discussing E&O Claims Trends. Ms. Green focused her contributions on innocent insured coverage, the practical prevention of bad faith claims, and what to look for in an effective E&O policy. ExecuSummit attendees are insurance professionals in the forefront of the E&O insurance line, monitoring & researching emerging issues and trends.

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Texas A&M, Corpus Christi, cum laude
  • Nevada
  • Las Vegas Municipal Court, Alternate Judge, 2019
  • Las Vegas Defense Lawyers (LVDL), Board of Directors and Co-Chair of the Advocacy, Legislature and Government Affairs Committee
  • Nevada CLM Chapter, Director of Events
  • Super Lawyers' Rising Star: 2014-2019

We Look Forward To Connecting With You

  • Lipson Neilson P.C. publishes this website to convey general information and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. This Web site and its contents do not create an attorney-client or any other relationship between Lipson Neilson P.C. and any visitor to the Web site. Electronic mail (“e-mail”) sent to Lipson Neilson P.C. or any of its lawyers will not create an attorney-client relationship.
    * Checkbox Required
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.

The verdicts and settlements listed on this site are intended to be representative of cases handled by Lipson Neilson. These listings are not a guarantee or prediction of the outcome of any other claims.

attorneysbarsdownloadlocationpractice