Jessica J. Petrassi

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Jessica J. Petrassi



Jessica J. Petrassi is a Partner at our Paramus office in New Jersey, and she defends clients in a wide range of civil litigation disputes including premises liability, general liability, and construction. She also has a vibrant appellate practice.

Jessica represents insurance carriers, construction companies, and other businesses in insurance claims and other civil litigation. She also handles commercial and residential tax appeals and Title 59 public entity defense.

Earlier in her career, Jessica was a legal clerk and a legal intern. During college and law school, she volunteered as a teacher and mentor at New York City public schools, teaching children about the law, the Constitution, and the government and assisted students with writing and public speaking.

Jessica earned a Juris Doctor from New York Law School, where she participated in the Legal Association for Women and became certified in legal research. She also completed a Bachelor of Science from Fordham University.


Jessica represents clients in insurance litigation, premises liability, general liability, construction disputes, tax matters, and appeals. She also handles Title 59 public entity defense cases and a variety of other civil litigation.

General Liability

Jessica defends clients in a wide range of general liability lawsuits, and works diligently to protect their interests.

Insurance Coverage

With many years of insurance litigation experience, Jessica defends insurance carriers, construction companies, and other businesses in both insurance claims and other civil litigation.


Jessica represents clients in a variety of tax matters including commercial and residential tax appeals.



State Courts:

  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • J.D., New York Law School
  • B.S., Fordham University


  • Justice Robert L. Clifford Inn of Court, 2017-Present
  • New Jersey Defense Association, 2014-Present
  • Morris Pashman Inn of Court, 2014-2015


  • Day in the Life Panel
    LAW Symposium 2023; March 24, 2023

In the Press

Fifteen HBS Attorneys Appointed to Partner

HBS introduces fifteen attorneys as newly appointed partners in recognition of their exceptional client service and outstanding leadership

Hall Booth Smith Expands in New Jersey with Addition of Norton, Murphy Attorneys

ATLANTA – April 1, 2021 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. (HBS) is expanding in the New Jersey and New York area with the addition of Attorneys from the law firm of Norton, Murphy, Sheehy & Corrubia, P.C., as it continues to strengthen its insurance and liability defense services. Seven Attorneys from the firm will be