McDermott Will & Emery
Jennifer Contegiacomo focuses her practice on all aspects of asbestos-related personal injury litigation defense. As a member of a national coordinating counsel team, she leads a group of legal professionals responsible for responding to nationwide discovery requests. Additionally, Jennifer participates in mediations and settlement negotiations, works with trial teams to prepare for trials and assists senior national counsel with the development of factual background for legacy liability and related defense strategy.
Jennifer’s earlier experience includes representing multinational clients in large international mergers and acquisitions, private placements, public offerings involving equity and high-yield debt securities, licensing agreements, joint ventures and shareholders agreements, as well as general commercial transactions. In this capacity, she worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including electronic commerce, fashion apparel, manufacturing, packaging, solid waste management and recycling, mining, telecommunications, biotechnology and health care.
During law school, Jennifer was an articles editor for the Law Review and a member of the executive board of the Moot Court Association.