Jessalyn H. Zeigler


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Whether representing a Fortune 500 company or one of the largest municipalities in Tennessee, Jessie Zeigler has returned successful results for 100 percent of the cases she has handled for clients in a wide range of litigation matters. Her counsel has saved clients millions in losses across various industries – including automotive, food and beverage, healthcare, consumer products, pulp and paper, general manufacturing, chemical, pharmaceutical/life sciences, and medical device – as they have faced claims related to crisis management, environmental, natural gas hedging, health & safety, products liability, healthcare liability, or contracts. Jessie represents clients in claims related to deceptive business practices under the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the False Claims Act (FCA). She also has more than 25 years of experience in representing clients in environmental, health and safety matters.

Jessie is chair of the firm’s Products Liability & Torts Practice Group.

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The Network of Trial Law Firms, Inc. — Chair (2017), Executive Committee (2016-2018)

Governor’s Council for Judicial Appointments (2020-2021)

Nashville Bar Association — Federal Court Committee, Co-Chair (2012, 2013)

Nashville Bar Foundation — Fellow (2016)

American Bar Association — Products Liability Committee; Women in Products Liability Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair; Food & Supplements Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair; Products, Mass Torts and Environmental Joint CLE Program, Co-Chair (2015-2018)

Defense Research Institute — Drug & Medical Device, Medical Liability and Health Care Law Committee; Product Liability Committee; Toxic Torts and Environmental Law

International Association of Defense Counsel — Board of the Foundation (2019); 2020 Annual Meeting, CLE Chair; Product Liability Committee, Chair (2017-2018), Vice Chair (2013-2017)

Federal Court Magistrate Judge Nominating Committee, selected by Chief Judge Kevin Sharp (2015)

American Health Law Association (AHLA)