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Jessica E. Pollack - Attorney

Jessica E. Pollack - Attorney
 
Jessica represents insurance companies, professionals and employers involved in litigation ranging from personal injury to bad faith to employment.

Jessica’s prior litigation experience includes:

  • Working as an attorney in a Boise-based law firm’s America Samoa office where she represented local and national insurers in personal injury matters and worker’s compensation claims, as well as advising on substantive changes to insurance policy forms to comply with local law. She defended public and private clients in a variety of matters, including: maritime personal injury investigations, slip and fall suits, property and boundary disputes, wrongful termination claims, breach of contract suits, and employment policy implementation.
  • Working as an associate attorney at a Boise-based law firm where she litigated and mediated disputes, including: products liability claims, personal injury suits, tax appeals, insurance coverage litigation, employment discrimination suits, real property claims, and municipal competitive bidding violations.  In this role, Jessica:
  • Prepared briefing in a multi-million-dollar insurance coverage dispute in the Ninth Circuit
  • Advised major Idaho employers on various employment concerns, including wage and hour issues, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violations, federal contractor and affirmative action compliance, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave policies, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) reasonable accommodation, and pre-termination liability assessments
  • Working as an associate attorney at a Boise-based law firm where she defended individuals and organizations against various state and federal claims, including employment practices, commercial transactions, construction litigation, and 1st and 3rd party insurance defense.
  • In Amica Mutual Ins. Co. v. Vernon, 14-235 (D. Idaho Apr. 17 2015), she secured a declaratory judgment on behalf of Amica Mutual Insurance Company based on the Court’s finding that coverage was precluded by the policy’s mental abuse exclusion.
  • Serving as a judicial law clerk to Retired Justice Daniel T. Eismann of the Idaho Supreme Court where she drafted memoranda for Justices’ in preparation for oral argument and written opinions.
  • Jessica is admitted to practice in Idaho.

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