Professional Biography
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Jessica L. Everett-Garcia Partner

Phoenix Office Managing Partner

  • Phoenix

    D +1.602.351.8165

    F +1.602.648.7027

    Phoenix

    2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2000

    Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788

    +1.602.351.8165

    JEverettGarcia@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Jessica Everett-Garcia has 20 years of experience representing a wide variety of clients in business litigation matters, with particular emphasis on contract claims, trade secret disputes, class action defense and business torts, including negligence, fraud and fiduciary duty claims. Her experience extends to state and federal court matters, jury and non-jury trials, appeals, arbitrations and government investigations. Jessica also often represents foreign companies in contract and business tort litigation brought in U.S. courts and arbitration proceedings.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 - present: Commercial Litigation
  • Inaugural Women in Law Hackathon, team pitch awarded 2nd place in hackathon competition at Stanford Law School, 2016
  • Recipient of Jesse Udall Distinguished Service Award, 2013
  • Listed in Arizona's Finest Lawyers, 2011

Professional Leadership

  • Valley Leadership Institute, Class 39 Graduate, 2017 - 2018
  • Maricopa County Commission on Trial Court Appointments, 2018
  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Executive Leadership Program, 2011
  • State Bar of Arizona, Committee on Minorities and Women in the Law, Former Member; Law School Outreach Committee, Former Chair
  • State Bar of Arizona Leadership Institute, Panel Member, 2008 - 2013
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Phoenix Chapter, Board Member, 2007 - 2012; one of the founding members of the Chapter’s Women in the Law Committee, 2007 - 2012, Committee Chair, 2010 - 2012
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Member; Woman Advocate Committee, Member
  • The National Association of Women Lawyers, Member
  • Arizona Women Lawyers Association, Member
  • Lorna E. Lockwood Inn of Court, Former Member

Community Involvement

  • Cricket Together, Elementary School Reading eMentor
  • Humane Society, Volunteer, 2014 - present
  • Girls on the Run of Maricopa County, Board Member, 2011 - 2014, Volunteer, 2011 - present
  • Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Pro Bono Volunteer, 2002 - present
  • Lorna E. Lockwood Inn of Court, Member, 2002 - 2006
  • Arizona Town Hall, 2002 - present; Recorder, November 2002 Session

Experience

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Bar and Court Admissions

  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Education

  • Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1997
  • Brigham Young University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1994

Languages

  • Spanish