Associate

Jessica Smeriglio, Esq.

p. 215.857.9260  |  f. 215.735.1133

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Memberships

New Jersey Bar Association
Philadelphia Bar Association

Education

Fox School of Business, Temple University, B.S.
Widener University Commonwealth Law School, J.D.

Overview

Jessica Smeriglio concentrates her practice on general liability, premises liability, auto negligence and construction accidents in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Before joining the GMR team, Jessica worked as a commercial claims specialist at a major national insurance company for six years. Her insurance industry background includes the investigation and evaluation of coverage and liability issues with auto, premises and general liability claims. This extensive insurance experience has provided Jessica with the unique ability to look at a case differently than the average defense attorney. As she has handled claims and lawsuits from both sides of the spectrum, she knows what clients need and expect. 

Jessica also defends some of the region’s top health systems and parlays her claims investigation skills into service that her clients find to be beneficial to their business practices from the highest corporate levels to the day-to-day ground level employees. In addition, she regularly serves as an Arbitrator for the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.

Jessica was named a 2020 Rising Star by Super Lawyers and named “One to Watch” by Best Lawyers. A Super Lawyers selection is an honor reserved for those attorneys who exhibit excellence in practice. Best Lawyers put together a list of “Ones to Watch” to recognize lawyers who are earlier in their careers and exhibit outstanding professional excellence in private practice. 

 

Representative Matters

Jessica Smeriglio Obtains Defense Verdict In Montgomery County Jury Trial Where Negligence was Conceded

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Media

GMR Congratulates Five of Our Attorneys Recognized as Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

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Jeffrey Tenthoff and Jessica Smeriglio Named 2020 New Jersey Rising Stars

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Lori Miller, Joe Petka and Jessica Smeriglio are set to present “Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late! Investigating Early, Preserving Evidence, Avoiding Horror Stories” at the University Risk Management and Insurance Association’s Conference on April 16

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The Optimal Resolution of Intra-Policy UM/UIM Stacking. NEW APPLEMAN ON INS.: CURRENT CRITICAL ISSUES IN INS. LAW. (with Christopher J. Robinette) (Fall 2014)