Ms. Rossi has over 19 years of trial and litigation experience. Throughout the course of her career, in various state and federal courts throughout the country, Ms. Rossi has handled, and continues to handle, a variety of litigation matters, including those involving: breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duties, breach of good faith and fair dealing, partnership disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, shareholder derivative actions, violations of various state and federal statutes designed to protect consumers, trademark infringement, class actions, construction litigation, personal injury, premises liability, professional malpractice and employment litigation. Also, Ms. Rossi regularly represents a federally insured bank that is the United States based credit arm of one of the largest banks in the world in various litigation and arbitration matters. Ms. Rossi has experience handling all phases of litigation, from commencement through trial and appeals.
In the summer of 2010, in recognition of her trial skills, Ms. Rossi was selected as a faculty member at the National Institute of Trial Advocacy’s (NITA) flagship national program held in Louisville, Colorado. There, she taught trial skills to lawyers seeking to improve their in-court trial abilities. At this program, Ms. Rossi was one of approximately 20 lawyers and judges from across the country chosen by NITA to teach at the program. Since 2010, Ms. Rossi was a faculty member and Assistant Team Leader at NITA’s National Trial Session in Boulder, Colorado in the summer of 2012, and was a faculty member of NITA’s Deposition Skills program in Boston, Massachusetts in September of 2012. Ms. Rossi has been a faculty member with NITA since 2010. She has been teaching lawyers trial skills since 1997.
In addition, since 2010, Ms. Rossi lectured at the Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conferences in Hartford, Connecticut on behalf of the Consumer Law Section of the CBA. Over the past several years, Ms. Rossi has written and spoken extensively on matters of consumer law, regionally in the Northeast and elsewhere. Her writings have been published not only in Connecticut, but nationally as well.
Before forming her own firm in April of 2010, Ms. Rossi was a lawyer with Robinson & Cole LLP in Hartford, Connecticut. There, she was Chairperson of the Consumer Financial Services Team, a subgroup of that firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. She also served as a Coach to a designated trial training team in that firm’s in-house trial training program during 2008 and 2009, also lecturing during that program on direct examination, cross examination and the introduction of evidence. Before that, Ms. Rossi was a lawyer with Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP, and was a partner with Dennis, Corry, Porter & Smith LLP, both located in Atlanta, Georgia.
It was in 1995, however, that Ms. Rossi commenced her legal career in Boston, Massachusetts, working for a boutique litigation firm. It was there that her trial skills were primed by a few of the best trial lawyers in the Commonwealth, teaching her valuable lessons that she has carried with her over the course of her career.
Ms. Rossi is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Georgia, Massachusetts, and New York. In addition to obtaining the highest overall AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale Hubbell, Ms. Rossi also has achieved the highest rating from Avvo.com where she is rated as Superb, and she was selected as a Connecticut Super Lawyer in 2013.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||1998||08/05/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|2013 Connecticut Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|AV Preeminent||Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rating||2012|
|Owner||Law Office of Jennifer Rossi LLC||2010 - Present|
|Faculty Member||National Institute For Trial Advocacy||2010 - Present|
|Attorney||Robinson & Cole LLP||2007 - 2010|
|Attorney||Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP||2004 - 2006|
|Partner||Dennis Corry Porter & Smith||1998 - 2003|
|Attorney||Mone D'Ambrose & Hanyen PC||1995 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Consumer Law Section||Vice Chair||2013 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Professional Discipline Committee||N/A||2012 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association, Consumer Law Section||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Connecticut Bar Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Georgia Bar Association||N/A||1998 - Present|
|Massachusetts Bar Association||N/A||1995 - Present|
|Wayne C. Arute, et al. v. Jack R. Arute, III, et al., 2009 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1547 (June 5, 2009)||N/A|
|Roybal v. Equifax, et al., 2006 WL 988537 (E.D. Ca. 2006)||N/A|
|Roybal v. Equifax, et al., 2006 WL 902276 (E.D. Ca. 2006)||N/A|
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|Connecticut Bar Association's Weekly Update||Red Flags Analysis: It's Not Just For Your Clients||2009|
|Connecticut Lawyer||Is Your Business Red Flag Compliant?||2009|
|Connecticut Lawyer||When Hiring and Firing, Don't Forget the FCRA||2009|
|Fairfield County Business Journal||Heartland Data Security Breach Highlights the Need for Uniformity, Transparency in Consumer Notification Rules||2009|
|CBIA News||Your Marketing Message: If You 'Green' It, Mean It||2009|
|Hartford Business Journal||This Week's Q&A: ID Theft Rules Flagged||2008|
|Hartford Business Journal, and The Privacy Advisor||Red Flag Day: Nov. 1||2008|
|Hartford Business Journal||A Double Edged Sword||2008|
|The Transportation Lawyer||Crossing the Borders: The Current Application of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations on Mexican Truckers Operating in the U.S.||2001|
|New England School of Law||N/A||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of Connecticut||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conference||Moderator - Consumer Law - Recent Trends in Enforcement||2014|
|Youth Financial Education Conference||Identity Theft||2013|
|Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conference||Moderator - Consumer Law||2013|
|Youth Financial Education Conference||Identity Theft||2012|
|National Session, National Institute for Trial Advocacy||Trial Training, Assistant Team Leader||2012|
|Deposition Skills, Boston, MA||Deposition Skills||2012|
|Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conference||Current Trends in Consumer Law||2012|
|Youth Financial Education Conference||Identity Theft||2011|
|Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conference||Current Trends in Consumer Law||2011|
|Youth Financial Education Conference||Identity Theft||2010|
|National Trial Session, Louisville, CO, National Institute for Trial Advocacy||Technology Training (Technology Use in the Courtroom)||2010|
|Connecticut Bar Association Annual Conference||Current Trends in Consumer Law||2010|
|Privacy Academy 2008||The FCRA: It's Not Just For Credit Bureaus||2008|
|Business Minute Radio Broadcasts||Red Flags Applicability to Connecticut Businesses||2008|
|Lorman Education Services||Understanding Transportation and Logistics Law in Georgia||2003|
|National Confectioners Logistics Council, Summer Conference, San Diego, CA||A New Era of Motor Carrier Regulations -- Open Borders and New Liabilities||2002|
|Massachusetts CLE Seminar||Mass. General Laws, Chapter 93A, "The Consumer Protection Statute"||1997|