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Jessica A. Myers


phone: 585-231-1339
fax: 585-232-2152
location: Rochester
email: jmyers@hselaw.com

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization, Insolvency
  • Building and Construction
  • Design Professionals
  • Government and Internal Investigations
  • Litigation

Bar Admission

  • Arizona
  • California
  • New York

Professional Experience

Jessica Myers concentrates her practice in the areas of construction law, contractor licensing and regulation, mechanics liens, surety and bond law, construction claims and complex commercial litigation.  In addition, her practice in the Government and Internal Investigations group includes representation of both victims and defendants subject to investigations at both the state and federal level, where she has handled matters before the New York Attorney General and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Prior to joining HSE, she practiced commercial litigation with a construction law focus in Arizona and California. Jessica's experience includes representing contractors, materials suppliers, property owners, and design professionals in litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings. 


  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 2006
  • University of Rochester, B.A., cum laude, 2002

Court Admissions

  • New York Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of New York

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Monroe County Bar Association
  • Co-Chair, Social & Networking Committee of the Monroe County Bar Association Young Lawyers Section
  • Member, Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys

Honors and Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® Rising Stars 2013-2014
  • Recipient, American Council of Engineering Companies of New York speaking engagement award, December 2012
  • Winner, Cornell Law School Langfan First-Year Moot Court Competition, 2004
  • Recipient, Haywood Burns Memorial Fellowship, Summer 2004

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