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Jessica Lynn Asbridge

Senior Associate / Atlanta

Jessica Asbridge focuses her practice on the representation of management in both traditional labor and employment matters.

She defends employers in relation to discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination actions in the federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.  In addition, Jessica counsels employers on a variety of issues, including employee terminations, how to avoid/resolve labor and employment disputes and litigation, and Title VII, FMLA, FLSA, and ADA compliance.

Jessica has assisted airline clients in grievance resolution matters, including grievance arbitrations, and has represented management in union representation matters before the National Mediation Board (NMB). 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Jessica served as a law clerk for The Honorable Frank M. Hull and for the Honorable Peter T. Fay of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In this role, she conducted legal research, prepared memoranda and wrote draft opinions.

While in law school, Jessica clerked in the Office of the General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and served as the Executive Submissions Editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies.

Representative Experience
  • Achieved favorable decisions in grievance arbitrations involving employee terminations and contract interpretations 
  • Achieved favorable outcomes in disability, race, sex discrimination, and retaliation actions 
  • Reviewed employee manuals and employment policies to reflect new labor and employment-related legislation