Jennifer G. Guy

Jennifer Guy’s casework crosses many of the firm’s practice areas, including representing people and businesses impacted by environmental negligence, government entities seeking to advance public health interests, and patients who suffered complications caused by defective medical drugs and devices.


Jennifer is part of a team that represents dozens of states, cities, towns, counties and townships in litigation against several pharmaceutical drug manufacturers and distributors for the alleged deceptive marketing of highly addictive opioids. She also represents people and businesses affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

As a former small business owner, Jennifer understands the complexities and personal investment involved in small business litigation. Before joining Motley Rice, she spent almost a decade as a consultant for a multi-service small business management company, working with a variety of businesses ranging from nonprofits to national software companies. She worked in product liability law and later as a financial consultant for a global wealth management provider. She also audited and monitored all business activities for compliance with National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements for a privately held bank. 

While attending law school, Jennifer was a member of the George Washington International Law Review and served as a law clerk for William T. Newman, Jr., Chief Judge of Virginia’s 17th Circuit.  She currently volunteers her time as a mentor with the Cherie Blair Foundation, a non-profit seeking to empower women through entrepreneurship and financial independence.

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  • J.D., The George Washington University School of Law, 1995
  • B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991


  • American Association for Justice
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association

Licensed In

  • Arizona
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina


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Opioid Litigation

The growing opioid epidemic crosses virtually all demographics, and with more than half a million related deaths recorded in the U.S. since 2015, the crisis has officially been declared a public health emergency.

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

Hernias are a problem that for many requires surgery to alleviate daily pain, discomfort and other symptoms. Unfortunately, some who were promised a solution by having hernia mesh implanted to repair the hernia instead found themselves facing potential problems.

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BP Oil Spill

On April 20, 2010, BP’s oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing 11 workers and spilling close to 5 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The spill caused untold and ongoing damage to the Gulf Coast residents and environment.

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