Sandra K. Jones

Associate Philadelphia
sandra.jones dbr.com
Phone: (215) 988-2993
Fax: (215) 988-2757

About

Sandra K. Jones represents insurance companies in general litigation, policy disputes, interpleader matters, claims issues, coverage matters, and claims administration. She is also an active member of the firm’s Long Term Care Insurance Team, representing long-term care insurers with respect to litigation, regulatory compliance issues, policy drafting, and general advice. Sandra’s practice has expanded to include emerging risk assessment and coverage issues stemming from liability involving natural, organic, and genetically modified food products.

Sandra also represents a number of clients with regard to structured settlements and annuities in a variety of ways, including litigation and business advice. In addition, Sandra has expertise regarding issues arising out of the transfer of structured settlement payment rights in jurisdictions throughout the United States, with a specific focus and expertise in specialized and client-focused commutation of payments. Sandra has filed and completed thousands of transfer-related matters throughout nearly all fifty states. She also represents insurance and annuity companies as the owners or issuers of annuities in cases where factoring companies purchase structured settlement annuity payment rights, and resolves disputes and litigates matters arising out of the transfer of structured settlement payments rights.

Sandra is also passionate about animal welfare, and has experience assisting clients in a variety of animal-related litigation and issues, including dangerous dog accusations, property disputes, and dog bite claims. Sandra also specializes in the preparation of pet trust documents that allow her clients to care for their companion animals after their death.

While in law school, Sandra was a research and teaching assistant to Professor Sheila Rodriguez. After law school, Sandra served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert P. Becker, Jr., J.S.C. of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Gloucester County. Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, Sandra’s practice was focused on representing clients in banking, transactional, animal and family-related matters. Sandra sits on the board of Philadelphia Animal Care and Control Team (ACCT) where she has been a long-time shelter volunteer.

Credentials

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Rutgers University School of Law - Camden, J.D., 2010, Rutgers Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Organizations

  • Philadelphia Animal Care and Control, Board Member

Sandra's Areas of Focus