Jen litigates complex, high-stakes matters for Fortune 500 companies, concentrating on product liability, tort, commercial litigation and legal malpractice defense. She has represented product manufacturers in a variety of fields and highly-regulated industries, and is involved with cases from new matter intake through trial. 

She has experience litigating multimillion-dollar product liability cases. Jen currently spends much of her time representing Philip Morris USA in smoking-and-health lawsuits, including defense of Engle-progeny cases. Her work often involves coordinating defense strategy in multidefendant cases, conducting all aspects of fact and expert discovery, preparing witnesses for trial and serving as trial counsel.

Jen is passionate about diversity and inclusion in the legal community and beyond. She serves as Chair of Shook’s Women’s Management Council and is a past recipient of the firm’s Mosaic Award, given to those who demonstrate outstanding efforts to promote diversity in the workplace. 

Jen’s civic and pro bono work focuses on the rights of children. She has been recognized by the Supreme Court of Florida, the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar and the Florida Pro Bono Coordinators Association for exceptional pro bono service.  She serves on the board of directors for Florida’s Children First, a nonprofit child welfare advocacy organization. Jen is also a proud member of the William Reece Smith, Jr. Litigation American Inn of Court.

 

Publications

Frank Cruz-Alvarez, Jennifer Voss, Jared Sherr & Talia Zucker, Federal Preemption: Origins, Types and Trends in the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington Legal Foundation Monograph, Oct. 2015.