Jessica Reis joined Fox Smith, LLC in 2021. Her focus is in employment law, medical malpractice defense, and transportation. Prior to joining Fox Smith, Jessica worked for a large regional law firm defending clients in litigation - focusing on disputes involving personal injury and property damage. Jessica has experience in all phases of the litigation including drafting settlement agreements, motions, and petitions, as well as handling discovery. Jessica partners with her clients to ensure they are informed throughout the process. Early in her career, Jessica handled contested litigation at a firm in St. Louis. This included counterclaim defense work, risk analysis for threatened litigation, defending depositions, oversight of discovery responses, and contested trial and motion practice.
Jessica also gained invaluable experience in the healthcare industry as a legal services intern while attending St. Louis University Law school for a leading non-profit and Catholic health system. In addition to focusing her law school studies on health law, Jessica was a contributor for the Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy and served as the publication's Footnotes Managing Editor. Jessica received her J.D., cum laude from Saint Louis University School of Law in 2016 and her B.A., magna cum laude, also from Saint Louis University in 2013.