Jessica is a Holocene partner based in Richmond, VA who has successfully advised trial teams in high-stakes litigation since 2001. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with most cases involving issues of intellectual property, securities and fraud, antitrust, toxic and mass tort, employment, product liability, and catastrophic injury.
Ms. Schurig’s clients include AmLaw 100 firms, regional firms, corporate counsel and insurance carriers who regularly rely on her expertise in the areas of theme development, jury-friendly messaging, witness preparation, jury selection, and general trial strategy.
Recent cases she has consulted on include:
- Construction Delay / Breach of Contract (American Bridge v. VDOT, Accomack County, Superior Court Virginia).
- Patent Infringement (Juniper Networks v. Palo Alto Networks, USDC, District of Delaware, Wilmington).
- Breach of Contract / Defamation (Tomassi v. Tomassi, San Diego County, Superior Court California).
- Trademark Infringement (Quiksilver v. Rox Volleyball, USDC, Central District of California, Santa Ana).
- Securities Fraud (Terra Firma v. Citigroup, USDC, Southern District of New York).
- Willful Patent Infringement (Microscan v. Cognex, USDC, Southern District of New York).
- White-Collar Crime / Conspiracy / EPA Violations (USA v. Waste Management of Hawaii, USDC, Hawaii District Court).
- Trademark Infringement (ProFoot v. MSD Consumer Care, USDC, District of New Jersey, Trenton).
She holds a J.D. from Golden Gate University School of Law in San Francisco and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She has delivered CLE presentations for national law firms and via West Legal Education Center. Ms. Schurig is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants.