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Jennifer L. MaloneyView Bio as PDF

Jennifer Maloney’s practice is focused on civil litigation defense, primarily in the areas of premises liability, product liability, personal injury and transportation. She is also experienced at handling toxic torts, pharmaceutical liability, complex and class action litigation, construction litigation, insurance coverage, and nursing home litigation.

Experienced working with in-house counsel, claims adjusters, third-party administrators, business owners, and risk managers, Jennifer represents a variety of clients in the construction, healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and transportation industries in federal and state courts across Missouri and Illinois. For the last several years she has defended a major trucking company in personal injury and broker liability cases.

Jennifer is currently serving as president of the St. Clair County Bar Association. She is also an active member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis.

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • USDC, Eastern District of Missouri
  • USDC, Western District of Missouri
  • USDC, Southern District of Illinois
  • USDC, Central District of Illinois
  • USDC, Northern District of Illinois

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Southern Illinois University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2001

Memberships & Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Defense Research Institute
  • East St. Louis Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association, Southern District of Illinois Chapter
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar
  • St. Clair County Bar Association
    • President (2019-2020)
    • First Vice President (2018-2019)
    • Secretary (2017-2018)
    • Board of Directors (2016-2017)

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers® in America, St. Louis Metropolitan Area
    • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2021)
  • Recipient of the Missouri Lawyers Media "Up & Coming" Award, 2020

News & Events

Three Baker Sterchi Attorneys Recognized by Missouri Lawyers Media as 2020 Up & Coming Honorees

08.28.20 | Missouri Lawyers Media selected Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice attorneys Jonathan Benevides, Lisa Larkin, and Jennifer Maloney as 2020 Up & Coming honorees. The publication recognizes Benevides and Maloney in the 40 and younger category for demonstrating professional excellence while making a positive impact on their profession and communities, and Larkin in the Mentor category for playing an important role in the development of those starting in the legal profession.

Twenty Baker Sterchi Lawyers Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2021

08.20.20 | Twenty Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice lawyers are recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© 2021 across numerous practice areas.

Baker Sterchi Adds Jennifer Maloney in St. Louis

10.29.19 | Jennifer Maloney has joined the St. Louis office of the law firm of Baker Sterchi Cowden & Rice LLC as a Member. Maloney's practice is focused on civil litigation defense, primarily in the areas of premises liability, product liability, personal injury and transportation.

Blog Posts

Let's Be Specific About Personal Jurisdiction: Missouri and Illinois Address Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California

07.27.20 | The Supreme Courts of Missouri and Illinois have addressed Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California to further define the instances in which specific personal jurisdiction can be constitutionally exercised over out-of-state defendants.

Let's Be Specific About Personal Jurisdiction: Missouri and Illinois Address Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California

07.27.20 | The Supreme Courts of Missouri and Illinois have addressed Bristol-Myers Squibb v. Superior Court of California to further define the instances in which specific personal jurisdiction can be constitutionally exercised over out-of-state defendants.

COVID-19 and Possible Changes to Workers' Compensation Laws in Illinois and Missouri

06.09.20 | As employees slowly begin to return to work in "the new normal" following mandatory stay-at-home orders across the country, employers in Illinois and Missouri are busy establishing policies in compliance with opening orders and guidelines. To mitigate the risk of potential workers' compensation claims, employers should be aware of possible changes to workers' compensation laws due to COVID-19 exposure in the workplace.

COVID-19 and Possible Changes to Workers' Compensation Laws in Illinois and Missouri

06.09.20 | As employees slowly begin to return to work in "the new normal" following mandatory stay-at-home orders across the country, employers in Illinois and Missouri are busy establishing policies in compliance with opening orders and guidelines. To mitigate the risk of potential workers' compensation claims, employers should be aware of possible changes to workers' compensation laws due to COVID-19 exposure in the workplace.

What Lies Ahead: Proposed Privacy Legislation in Illinois

01.28.20 | As a flood of lawsuits continue to be filed under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, many businesses are now aware of the Act and the potential for significant liability under it. However, is your business aware of multiple privacy laws recently proposed by the Illinois General Assembly, some of which create private rights of action for violations? In honor of Data Privacy Day, we examine several privacy bills that, if enacted, could have a significant impact on companies that transact business in Illinois.
 
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