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Jessica L. Meyer

Senior Counsel

(619) 230-7492
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San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101

100 S. Fifth Street
Suite 1900
Minneapolis, MN 55402


J.D., Cum Laude, University of Minnesota, 2006

B.S., Journalism, With Highest Distinction, University of Kansas, 2001


Awarded Leonard E. Lindquist Award for outstanding pro bono achievement, 2012

Jessica L. Meyer is senior counsel in the San Diego office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Insurance practice group. She has extensive experience assisting clients in all aspects of business litigation, including complex shareholder disputes, insurance coverage, antitrust, and real estate litigation. Ms. Meyer is known for her exceptional persuasive writing skills, strategic insight, and hands-on approach to litigation. Her wide-ranging litigation experience has given her a strong appreciation for the needs of her clients, and an understanding of how to best achieve their goals.

Ms. Meyer primarily handles complex litigation matters but has represented clients at all court levels, from conciliation court to the United States Supreme Court. Her experience includes the following:

  • Week-long jury trial in California seeking to prove existence of and coverage under missing insurance policies
  • Conducted multi-week jury trial in Montana seeking insurance coverage for environmental-contamination
  • Lead counsel for pro bono client through the Federal Pro Se Litigant's Program with successful resolution of Title VII discrimination claims on behalf of plaintiff client
  • Conducted multiple-day arbitration stemming from breach of contract allegations resulting in favorable arbitrator's award to firm's client
  • Drafted briefing to U.S. Supreme Court in Plains Commerce Bank v. Long Family Land and Cattle Company, a case in which the Supreme Court found in favor of the firm’s client
  • Coordinated and conducted extensive electronic discovery review of 3.6 million documents utilizing technology assisted and manual review in connection with prosecuting antitrust price-fixing conspiracy claims on behalf of client

Ms. Meyer is a National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) certified teacher.


U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin


Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
California State Bar Association, Member
Federal Bar Association, Minnesota Chapter, Member
ABA Women in Insurance and Insurance Coverage Sections, Member
Minnesota Women Lawyers, Member