Jessica is a commercial litigator and investigations attorney with Polsinelli, where she is chiefly associated with the firm’s Government Investigations practice group. Jessica has significant experience defending clients facing government investigations and enforcement proceedings, as well as in False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback, and Stark litigation. This experience includes working with clients in both the healthcare and government contracting industries. In addition, Jessica provides compliance advice to help clients avoid government inquiries.
Jessica has significant complex commercial litigation experience representing corporations, officers, and directors in class actions, securities litigation, and contract disputes, and conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporations. She has represented government contractors in disputes with federal and state government, and advised government contracting clients on compliance concerns.
Jessica has also provided privacy and social media marketing advice to companies engaged in app-based and online transactions, and provided compliance advice regarding the same.
Previously, Jessica served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit of the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Washington. While at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Jessica led investigations of financial fraud against the federal government in the context of federal healthcare, defense, and other programs. Jessica also defended the United States against civil claims in multiple contexts.
Jessica has trial experience before state and federal courts, as well as the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jessica M. Andrade