Jessica Sanderson

Shareholder
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.696.7861
F 216.623.0134
P 216.696.7861 | F 216.623.0134

Overview

Jessica is a member of the Medical Defense and Products & Transportation Groups. She focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on medical and professional liability defense, transportation/trucking, and general liability defense. Jessica defends companies, individuals, and professionals in a wide array of litigated matters, including wrongful death claims and claims involving catastrophic loss. 

Services

Industries

Education

  1. Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Associate Editor, Michigan State Law Review
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Clerkships
  1. Extern for The Honorable David McKeague, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2017 - 2020)
  • Ladder Down Cleveland - Inaugural Class (2019)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Transportation Law (2021, 2022)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Section Member, Women in the Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (former Membership Co-Chair)
Community Affiliations
  • Co-Chair, Lakewood Community Relations Advisory Commission
  • President, Lakewood Women's Club
    • Former Vice President
  • Board Member, The University of Akron Honors College Alumni Board

Insights

  1. Alerts
    It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a … Drone? (May 4, 2021)
    Are Violations of the FMCSRs Admissible to Show Negligence in a Trucking Case? Not According to the Sixth Circuit (Jan 12, 2021)
    The Ohio Supreme Court Holds Driving On but Not Over the Highway Fog Line Is Not a Violation of Ohio Law (Jan 5, 2021)
    Can an Ohio Jury Award $0 for Pain and Suffering Even When It Finds That Plaintiff Was Injured? It Depends. (Dec 22, 2020)
    The Supreme Court of Ohio Disqualifies a Trial Court Judge for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Safety Measures (Dec 15, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Attorney Ethical Violations and the Resulting Coverage Implications" - USLAW Network's Worldwide Virtual Retreat (Fall 2020)
    "Personal Injury Damages Start to Finish" - National Business Institute Seminar (NBI) (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Announces the Election of Two New Shareholders (Jan 3, 2022)
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)

Overview

Jessica is a member of the Medical Defense and Products & Transportation Groups. She focuses her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on medical and professional liability defense, transportation/trucking, and general liability defense. Jessica defends companies, individuals, and professionals in a wide array of litigated matters, including wrongful death claims and claims involving catastrophic loss. 

Education

  1. Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Associate Editor, Michigan State Law Review
  2. The University of Akron, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Illinois
  2. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
Clerkships
  1. Extern for The Honorable David McKeague, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Recognitions

  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2017 - 2020)
  • Ladder Down Cleveland - Inaugural Class (2019)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® for Transportation Law (2021, 2022)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member
  • Section Member, Women in the Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (former Membership Co-Chair)
Community Affiliations
  • Co-Chair, Lakewood Community Relations Advisory Commission
  • President, Lakewood Women's Club
    • Former Vice President
  • Board Member, The University of Akron Honors College Alumni Board

Insights

  1. Alerts
    It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a … Drone? (May 4, 2021)
    Are Violations of the FMCSRs Admissible to Show Negligence in a Trucking Case? Not According to the Sixth Circuit (Jan 12, 2021)
    The Ohio Supreme Court Holds Driving On but Not Over the Highway Fog Line Is Not a Violation of Ohio Law (Jan 5, 2021)
    Can an Ohio Jury Award $0 for Pain and Suffering Even When It Finds That Plaintiff Was Injured? It Depends. (Dec 22, 2020)
    The Supreme Court of Ohio Disqualifies a Trial Court Judge for Failure to Implement COVID-19 Safety Measures (Dec 15, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Attorney Ethical Violations and the Resulting Coverage Implications" - USLAW Network's Worldwide Virtual Retreat (Fall 2020)
    "Personal Injury Damages Start to Finish" - National Business Institute Seminar (NBI) (2018)
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel & Andress Announces the Election of Two New Shareholders (Jan 3, 2022)
    74 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2022 Best Lawyers in America®; 18 Recognized as Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Aug 19, 2021)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)