Jessica Fuller is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and represents businesses and individuals in a wide range of complex commercial litigation, including contractual disputes, class actions, insurance coverage and bad faith actions, oil and gas disputes, trade secret cases, real estate litigation, employment matters, securities, and other complex matters. She has substantial trial experience in state and federal courts. Jessica also has considerable experience litigating derivative suits, including serving on Special Litigation Committees.
Jessica maintains a vibrant appellate practice and has authored over a dozen successful appellate briefs to the Colorado Court of Appeals, Colorado Supreme Court, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Jessica is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, including representing her clients in arbitrations, and negotiating creative and favorable settlements.
- Represents various corporate clients in complex commercial disputes regarding breach of contract actions, oil and gas leases, insurance coverage and bad faith actions, and aggressively defends insurance companies and rental car companies in class actions
- Second-chair attorney in 4-day jury trial before Colorado district court establishing negligence of title insurance company in failing to disclose known easement through commercial property and obtaining $1.5 million verdict
- Second-chair attorney in 2-day trial to Colorado district court defending breach of commercial lease claim, where alleged damages exceeded $150,000, and prosecuting counterclaims for conversion and breach of covenant of quiet enjoyment
- Second-chair attorney in 8-day jury trial before the Honorable Judge Matsch of the U.S. District Court of Colorado defending contractual claims and asserting counterclaims for breach of distributor agreement and tortious interference with contract and business advantage for alleged lost profits of $14.1 million
- Second-chair attorney in 5-day arbitration before FINRA panel of arbitrators seeking damages for breach of employment contract and tortious interference with contract resulting in $335,000 award for client
- First-chair attorney in trial to U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Colorado defending claims of non-dischargeability and fraud and, after first day of trial, settled case for fraction of $300,000 in alleged damages
- Lead attorney at hearing before U.S. District Court of Colorado and obtained default judgment in excess of $400,000 for client
- Successfully vacated default judgment in excess of $300,000 on behalf of employer in employment discrimination case in Colorado state court
- Authored successful briefs to U.S. District Court of Colorado regarding survivability of claims pursuant to Colo. Rev. Stat. § 13-20-101 that led to dismissal of approximately $37 million in potential liability for corporate client
- Speaker, "Piloting Change: A Brief Overview of the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project Rules," Colorado Women’s Bar Association, December 1, 2011?
- Author, “Piloting Change: A Brief Overview of the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project Rules,” The Docket, Volume 33, Issue 11, December 2011?
- Author, “Piloting Change: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Colorado Civil Access Project Rules,” Law Week Colorado, Volume 9, Issue 48, November 28, 2011?
- Colorado Super Lawyers, 2016
- Benchmark Litigation - 2016 Rising Stars Under 40, 2017 ‘Under 40 Hot List’ , 2016-2017