A dedicated advocate for her clients, Jessica Powell works tirelessly to not only achieve the best possible legal outcome on cases, but also to make sure that her clients understand the process every step of the way. Driven by a passion to help others, Jessica focuses her practice on medical malpractice, wrongful death, employment law, business law, personal injury, and mass tort litigation, including lawsuits involving defective pharmaceutical drugs and devices. Additionally, Jessica Powell handles vaccine injury cases in the United States Court of Federal Claims.
Prior to practicing law, Jessica Powell earned her Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Kentucky University, graduating magna cum laude in 2005. She spent over a decade handling disability cases before she pursued her law degree, which she earned from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, graduating summa cum laude, in 2016. Jessica is currently admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky.
Publications & Media
Powell, Jessica. Millions of Medical Device Injuries and Malfunctions Hidden from the Public. www.burgsimpson.com, July 8, 2019.
Powell, Jessica. Catheters Used on Infants With Congenital Heart Disease Recalled. www.burgsimpson.com, April 29, 2019
Powell, Jessica. Infant Sleepers Recalled After Reports of Multiple Deaths. www.burgsimpson.com, April 29, 2019
Powell, Jessica. Hunters Beware...Tree Hanging Hunting Stand Can Lead to Fall. www.burgsimpson.com, April 15, 2019
Powell, Jessica. Treatments for Peripheral Arterial Disease Linked with Increased Risk of Death. www.burgsimpson.com, January 18, 2019
Powell, Jessica. Getting an Autopsy: The Coroner's Requirements and Private Autopsies. www.burgsimpson.com, January 2, 2019
Powell, Jessica. Reusable Medical Device Can Save Lives .... And Spread Infection. www.burgsimpson.com, December 11, 2018
Powell, Jessica. Losing Your Job at the Holidays. www.burgsimpson.com, December 7, 2018
Powell, Jessica. Eye Medications Recalled Due to Sterility Concerns. www.burgsimpson.com, July 5, 2019
Honors & Accolades
National Trial Lawyers, Top 100, Civil Plaintiff