Jessica Holliday focuses her practice on labor and employment, education, commercial litigation, and personal injury matters, and since March 2020, has expanded her practice to include the impact of COVID-19 on employers.
Jessica has years of experience handling matters with the EEOC and the Illinois Department of Human Rights. She has also helped corporations with various internal matters to successfully avoid future litigation. She has filed numerous successful dispositive motions on behalf of employers, and has provided advice to employers on how to navigate the COVID-19 employment waters due to the enactment of federal laws and their impact on employers.
In addition to her work as a labor and employment attorney, Jessica has a wide array of experience in education, commercial litigation, and personal injury matters. Jessica has taken and defended a countless number of depositions. She has successfully tried jury cases in St. Clair County, Illinois, and prepared numerous cases for trial in both state and federal court. She also has obtained an arbitration award and judgment in her client’s favor in St. Clair County. In addition, Jessica has successfully prepared and argued numerous dispositive motions, and has argued before the Illinois Court of Appeals.
Jessica has been a speaker on employment matters throughout the country. She has also authored numerous articles and hosted webinars on a variety of issues, including COVID-19’s impact on the workplace, employee marijuana use, and Title IX. Jessica has also spoken at seminars on general tort laws and transportation issues.
Jessica serves on the Board of Directors of the Illinois Defense Counsel. She is also the chair of the organization’s Employment Law Committee. Jessica also serves as an arbitrator in the St. Clair County, Illinois mandatory arbitration program.
Jessica is a St. Louis/Metro-East transplant, having grown up in East Tennessee. As a college graduate of the University of Tennessee, Jessica is an avid supporter of Tennessee athletics.
- USDC, Southern District of Illinois
- USDC, Central District of Illinois
- USDC, Northern District of Illinois
- USDC, Eastern District of Missouri
- USDC, Western District of Missouri
- Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 2010
- University of Tennessee, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005