Jessica M. Anderson


Ms. Anderson focuses her practice in defense litigation with a concentration on Tort Claims Act defense, FELA, automotive accidents, premises liability, railroad accidents, civil rights, wrongful death, property damage, and professional malpractice. Her clients include municipalities, governmental entities, railroads, school boards, large and small business owners, and their insurers.  Ms. Anderson is experienced in all phases of civil litigation, including trial and appellate practice.

Representative Matters

Stair v. New Jersey Transit Inc., 2015 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 950 (App. Div. April 24, 2015)

Chen v. New Jersey Transit, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1480 (App. Div. June 20, 2014)

Garcia v. New Jersey Transit, 2014 N.J. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 1004 (App. Div., May 2, 2014)

Honors and Awards

  • Named a “New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star” as voted by her peers and facilitated by Law & Politics and New Jersey Monthly

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Binghamton University Alumni Associations – Law Chapter


  • “Liability Case – Legal Update,” South Jersey Claims Association, April 2017
  • “General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” South Jersey Claims Association, March 2017

Published Works

  • “The Notice of Tort Claim was Timely Received, but is it Statutorily Compliant?” Public Entity E-NewsletterNovember 2017
  • “Don’t Let Your Public Entity Client Get Tripped up by a Pothole,” Public Entity E-Newsletter, February 2017
  • Res Ipsa Loquitur: The Thing Speaks for Itself… Unless the Thing We’re Speaking of Involves a Public Entity,” Public Entity E-Newsletter, August 2016
  • “The Snowball Effect of the Common Law Snow and Ice Removal Immunity May Be About to Lose Momentum,” NJ Public Entity Law Monthly, January 2016
  • “Sunbather’s Personal Injury Claim Barred Under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act,” Legally Speaking, February 2015