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Jessica Whelan

Associate

9555 Hillwood Drive, 2nd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89134

Jessica Whelan is an associate practicing in the firm’s Commercial Litigation group.

Jessica represents clients in complex commercial disputes involving breach of contract claims, shareholder disputes, class action defense, and more. Her broad range of experience includes all aspects of litigation strategy, including motion practice, discovery, dispute resolution, and appellate briefing.  Her background gives her unique insights into shaping legal arguments for both the trial court and appellate level. 

Prior to joining Holland & Hart, Jessica worked as a senior associate attorney at Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in the litigation department.

Experience

Commercial Litigation
  • Product liability
  • Professional liability
  • Unfair competitive business practices
Appellate
  • Stay motions
  • Procedural issues
  • Appellate briefs

Publications

Speaking Engagements

Education

Bar Admissions

Recognition

  • Indiana Super Lawyers®, Appellate, Rising Star, 2017-2018
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot: First Place Claimant’s Memorandum, 2012; Third Place Claimant’s Memorandum, 2011; Best Oralist Honorable Mention, 2011 & 2012
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Eta Sigma
  • William Trapnell Fellowship in French, Recipient

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Appellate Section Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Appellate Practice Section

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Leadership Development Academy, Indiana State Bar Association, Class of 2016
  • Volunteers of America of Indiana, Board Member, 2014-2017
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Team, Coach, 2012-2017
  • Indiana High School We the People Competition, Judge
  • National High School Mock Trial Competition, Judge
  • St. Paul Catholic Church English for Speakers of Other Languages Program, Instructor
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