Associate

Jessica C. Colombo

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Jessica Colombo labors to deter misconduct and fraud by representing individuals and institutional investors in complex securities and consumer protection class actions.

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In addition, Jessica’s practice includes representing whistleblowers in cases involving the False Claims Act. She also contributes to the firm’s appellate practice.

Prior to joining Motley Rice, Jessica served as a law clerk to the Honorable Bethany J. Alvord of the Connecticut Appellate Court. She gained additional experience in complex consumer fraud and product liability litigation while serving as a Motley Rice law clerk in 2016. She also interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut. 

While completing her legal studies, Jessica served as Executive Editor of the Connecticut Law Review, a member of the Public Interest Law Group, and a volunteer with the International Refugee Assistance Project. She also represented criminal defendants in the University of Connecticut School of Law Criminal Trial Clinic. She received multiple CALI awards in Lawyering Process, Torts, Estate Plan/Tax Practice, and Trademark Law. 

Jessica previously worked as a toll collector for the New York State Thruway Authority, where she was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 72.

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Education

  • J.D. with high honors, University of Connecticut School of Law, 2017
  • B.A. cum laude, State University of New York at New Paltz, 2014

Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association

Licensed In

  • Connecticut

Casework

Corporate Takeover Litigation

When directors and officers of a public company decide to undertake a corporate transaction such as a merger, acquisition or leveraged buyout, we work with company shareholders to help maximize share value and to avoid conflicts of interest and corporate waste, providing them with the information needed to cast an informed vote.

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Attorneys:

William H. Narwold