Jessica Smith

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Melville, NY

Slater Slater Schulman LLP
 | 445 Broad Hollow Road, Suite 419
Melville, NY 11747
Phone: 646-960-7080
Fax: 212-779-3218
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Food and Drugs (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney Jessica Smith is a senior associate with Slater Slater Schulman LLP law firm, which has five law offices throughout New York City and New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California. Focusing primarily on the firm's New York market, Ms. Smith has more than eight years of legal experience, and she provides exceptional representation and support to clients across her region who have legal needs involving pharmaceutical liability and defective medical devices, mass torts, World Trade Center Victim Compensation Fund matters, and other complex, high-stakes civil litigation issues.

    Over the course of her legal career, Ms. Smith has handled a variety of high-profile mass torts cases, such as those arising from the 9/11 terrorist attacks, to abuse claims against Dr. George Tyndall of the University of Southern California. She has also served as counsel in a number of cases involving dangerous pharmaceuticals and defective medical devices, including transvaginal and hernia mesh implants, Zofran and Taxotere, and Mirena IUDs.

    A highly compassionate attorney with an indelible positive attitude, Ms. Smith seeks to provide her clients with some peace of mind about their unfortunate circumstances as she aggressively pursues the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. She has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of those suffering through no fault of their own, and she has earned many top rankings and endorsements from her peers for her outstanding legal abilities.

    Among her most notable accolades, Ms. Smith has received designation as a Top 40 Under 40 from The National Trial Lawyers along with consistent recognition as one of the leading litigators in her region. She has also received excellent client reviews along with numerous testimonials and referrals from those she has served.

    A 2009 graduate of Hofstra University, Mr. Smith returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from Hofstra University's Maurice A. Deane School of Law in 2012. She is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in New York, and she is an active member of the American Association for Justice as well as other local, state and national legal organizations.

    Practice Areas
    • 50%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
    • 30%Food and Drugs
    • 20%General Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts, Litigation


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    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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    About Jessica Smith

    Admitted: 2013, New York


    • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2019
    • New York Metro Rising Stars, Super Lawyers Magazine

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • New York
    • United States District Courts, Eastern Districts of New York
    • United States District Courts, Southern Districts of New York
    • United States District Courts, Northern Districts of New York
    • United States District Courts, Western Districts of New York

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelor of Art in Political Science- Hofstra University, 2009
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    Office Location for Jessica Smith

    445 Broad Hollow Road
    Suite 419
    Melville, NY 11747

    Phone: 646-960-7080

    Fax: 212-779-3218

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    Last Updated: 3/31/2021

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