Jessica M. Heinz is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office. Her areas of concentration include products liability, life science litigation, premises liability, and insurance coverage matters.
Ms. Heinz has served as counsel in multiple state and federal mass tort litigations representing manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and emergency response vehicles. Currently, she serves as national counsel for multiple international and domestic companies that manufacture and distribute prescription medical devices. She has also defended clients in consumer contract disputes, motor vehicle litigation, construction defect litigation, and insurance bad faith matters. In 2015, she achieved a victory for her client at the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on a claim involving reimbursement under the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Financial Responsibility Law.
Ms. Heinz is admitted to the Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York bars, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She is a member of the Pennsylvania and American Bar Associations.
She earned her bachelors degree in Political Science from Susquehanna University in 2004 and her law degree from Widener University School of Law in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 2007. After graduation, Ms. Heinz clerked for the Honorable Ronald E. Vican, President Judge of Monroe County, Pennsylvania before moving back to Philadelphia, where she grew up. She had the honor of singing the National Anthem at her law school graduation.
Today she lives outside the City of Philadelphia with her husband and their three sons.