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Jessica Newman

Associate
JNewman@jmbm.com
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Direct: 310.785.5372
Main: 310.203.8080

1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067

Assistant
Linda Tolbert
310.203.8080 Ext: 6416
LT2@jmbm.com
Jessica Newman is an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group and a member of the Patent Litigation Group.  Her practices focuses on general commercial litigation, corporate defense and investigation matters, and intellectual property litigation. 

Jessica has represented clients in a variety of industries and cases, including contract disputes, partnership disputes, copyrights, patents, and healthcare fraud and abuse. 

She has been involved in all aspects of litigation, including pre-lawsuit investigations, conducting discovery, drafting pleadings and motions, conducting depositions, preparing for trial and arguing motions in limine, Daubert motions and jury instructions during trial.

Representative Matters Include:

Represented one of the largest manufacturers of LCD panels and modules in a five-day jury trial in Eastern District of Texas as the second chair, prepared witnesses, direct and cross examination outlines, argued motions-in-limine, evidentiary objections, Daubert motions and jury instructions. 

Represented Fortune 100 company in patent infringement trial over patents for tire repair kits, argued jury instructions, motions in limine and Daubert motions.

Represented leading music publishing company in copyright infringement action over in-flight music.

Represented software company in dispute over contractual payments and defense claims of invalidity and non-infringement of patents.

Represented various companies and individuals in corporate defense and investigation matters.

Education

J.D., Duke University School of Law, 2015
Alaska Law Review, Lead Editor
Moot Court Board, Hardt Cup – Top Eight

M.A., Duke University, 2015

B.A., Duke University, 2012
summa cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas