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Jessica H. Park

Associate
617-227-3030
 

Education:

  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2004
  • M.S., Villanova University, 2001
  • B.A., Millersville University (summa cum laude), 1999

Practice Areas:

Jessica Park focuses her practice on insurance coverage, reinsurance, environmental and real estate litigation, and business litigation.  She advises and represents insurers in a variety of areas, including insurance coverage disputes, extra-contractual litigation, and information-privacy matters, and has significant experience representing companies in complex reinsurance arbitrations and litigation. Her practice also includes assisting clients with land use disputes and environmental litigation, and she has represented clients in civil litigation involving a range of other substantive areas as well, including business and commercial litigation and professional liability.

Jessica has authored articles and given presentations on insurance coverage and reinsurance issues and serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association.  She has also been recognized as a Massachusetts Super Lawyers “Rising Star." Prior to joining SRBC, Jessica was an associate at a boutique litigation firm in Virginia and had previously worked at a large general practice firm in California.

Publications & Presentations:

  • Panel Presentation: “The Right of Association and Claims Control,” Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association Spring Symposium, February 2016, Stamford, Connecticut
  • Panel Presentation: “Coverage in the Age of Data Breaches,” Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association Fall Symposium, October 2015, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Case Note: "First Circuit Upholds Grant of Summary Judgment to Reinsurer on Issue of Treaty Duration," Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association Newsletter, Fall 2012
  • Author: “Why Absolute and Total Pollution Exclusions are Not Limited to Traditional Environmental Pollution in Virginia,” Journal of Civil Litigation, Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (Summer 2008)
  • Co-Author: “Insurance Coverage for Owners / General Contractors / Subcontractors / Architects / Engineers,” Virginia Construction Law Deskbook (Chapter 20), Virginia CLE (2008)

Memberships:

  • Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association (MReBA), Board of Directors, 2016 Symposium Committee Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Insurance Coverage Litigation and Privacy and Data Security sub-committees
  • Boston Bar Association (BBA)
  • CREW Boston (formerly NEWiRE), Community Involvement Committee
  • DRI, Insurance Law and Data Management and Security sub-committees

Admissions:

  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • California (inactive status)

Related News:

October 24, 2016 -
Sugarman Rogers Makes the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's "Pro Bono Honor Roll"
As we celebrate National Pro Bono Week and Massachusetts Pro Bono Month, we are pleased to announce that Sugarman Rogers has qualified for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's (SJC) 2015 "Pro Bono Honor Roll."

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June 15, 2016 -
Opportunity for Profit in Failed Children’s Book Development Deal May Bar Coverage, Appeals Court Says
Insurance coverage for company directors and officers is typically limited by an exclusion for cases in which the insured executive gained a personal profit. In a recent case, the Massachusetts Appeals Court held that this exclusion can apply and bar coverage even where the executive merely anticipates a ...
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March 08, 2016 -
Insurance Law Alert: Massachusetts SJC Rejects Doctrine of Selective Tender
In a March 7, 2016 decision, Ins. Co. of the State of Pennsylvania v. Great Northern Ins. Co., No. SJC-11897, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court confirmed that the Commonwealth recognizes claims for “equitable contribution” between co-insurers, but, as a matter of first impression, ...
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February 22, 2016 -
Jessica H. Park on "The Right of Association in Claims Control"
Jessica H. Park will join a panel for the Massachusetts Reinsurance Bar Association’s (MReBA) Spring Symposium “Need to Know Basis – The Right of Association in Claims Control” on February 24 at 11:00 am.  The discussion will ...
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January 28, 2016 -
SRBC Supports “Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid”
SRBC proudly supports the Equal Justice Coalition’s 17th Annual “Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid” on January 28. The walk is one of the largest lobby days at the Massachusetts State House, with a goal to urge lawmakers to approve a budget of $27 million for programs that provide civil legal aid to ...
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