Ball Janik LLP Adds Jessica O’Reilly to Its Orlando Office


Portland, Oregon – February 10, 2016. Jessica O’Reilly joins Ball Janik LLP as an associate in its Orlando, Florida office, enhancing the firm’s construction and litigation practice groups. Ms. O’Reilly’s practice is devoted to assisting clients solve complex construction problems with a focus on representing owners in prosecuting construction defect and insurance coverage claims. She is admitted to practice in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida.

Before joining Ball Janik, O’Reilly defended a variety of clients in the construction industry, including general contractors, product manufacturers and installers, design professionals and subcontractors. She represented clients from contract preparation, review, and negotiation through litigation and ultimate dispute resolution. She actively participated in trials throughout Florida. In 2013, O’Reilly’s team secured a defense verdict on a $23 million dollar claim after a three-week jury trial in Central Florida.

Jessica O’Reilly is a member of the Florida Bar’s Real Property Section and the Construction Law Committee. She is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, where she serves on the Executive Committee for the OCBA Construction Division. She is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum Committee on the Construction industry.

In addition to her bar memberships, O’Reilly is a member of industry-related groups and organizations including Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW). She is also a member of The Hammock Conservation Coalition, whose goal is to promote the conservation, preservation, and beautification of the Hammock barrier island.

O’Reilly earned her J.D. from Stetson College of Law in 2009, and her B.S. in advertising from University of Florida, College of Journalism and Communications in 2006.

About Ball Janik LLP

Ball Janik LLP is a Pacific Northwest law firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with offices in Orlando, Florida and Salt Lake City, Utah. For over thirty years, Ball Janik LLP has been providing outstanding legal services in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor rights, commercial litigation, construction and design, construction litigation, employment, real estate and land use, insurance recovery for policyholders, and securities litigation.

Ball Janik LLP represents large and small businesses; state, municipal and local governments; associations; schools and universities; and individuals. Ball Janik LLP provides clients an aggressive, skilled, team approach to solve problems and achieve results. Ball Janik LLP has been recognized by Chambers USA, U.S. News – Best Lawyers®, The Best Lawyers in America®, and Corporate International. Ball Janik LLP’s success and integrity have repeatedly made it one of Oregon’s “Most Admired Professional Firms,” according to the Portland Business Journal’s survey results of CEOs throughout the region.


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