Jessica L. Brennan

Phone: (973) 549-7164 (973) 549-7164
Fax: (973) 360-9831


Jessica L. Brennan represents manufacturers of pharmaceuticals and medical devices in individual cases, class actions, multidistrict litigation and coordinated state proceedings.

Jessica is a member of the firm's Advertising, Marketing, and Labeling Commercial Litigation Client Initiative and the Summer Associate Hiring Committee. She is also a senior associate mentor with the Peer Mentoring Program, and a mentee of the Florham Park Partner Mentoring program.

Prior to joining Drinker Biddle, Jessica worked on a variety of litigation matters representing domestic and foreign manufacturers whose products include pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automobiles, recreational products and industrial equipment.


In addition to defending pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, Jessica's litigation and trial experience includes:

  • Analyzing key strategic issues to identify effective case resolution
  • Advising and coordinating electronic discovery, preservation obligations, and production-related issues
  • Coordinating and managing major product teams
  • Conducting party and fact witness depositions
  • Assisting with client and expert witness preparation
  • Preparing briefs and legal memoranda related to regulatory, statutory and state-specific cases


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Professional Certification, Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Law and Compliance, 2011
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Delaware, B.A., 2004

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey


  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Defense Research Institute
    • Drug and Medical Device Committee
    • Young Lawyers and Women in the Law Committee
    • Women in the Law, Online Community Sub-committee
  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Defense Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Product Liability and Toxic Tort Section
    • Women in the Profession Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association
  • Seton Hall University School of Law Alumni Association
  • Trial Attorneys of New Jersey