Jessica Ragosta Early

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Jessica Ragosta Early is a member of the Holland & Knight's Litigation Practice Group in the Boston office. She concentrates her practice in complex civil litigation, with particular emphasis on litigation involving business/commercial disputes, product liability, intellectual property, unfair trade practices and fiduciary law.

Ms. Early's experience includes all phases of litigation. She represents clients at the trial and appellate level, and in state and federal courts. As part of her practice, Ms. Early has briefed and argued a wide range of motions, conducted depositions of expert and fact witnesses, prepared clients and experts to testify at trial, assisted with and served as lead counsel at trial, managed large document productions and prepared appellate briefs.

Among the clients Ms. Early has represented are: several major media companies in litigation involving copyright infringement and other issues; a major oil and gas company in litigation alleging statutory violations, environmental torts and product liability claims; a national retail company threatened with a class action for allegedly improperly collecting and misusing personal identification information; an investment management company in litigation seeking to redress breaches of contract and fiduciary duty committed by the general partner of multiple real estate investment partnerships; various commercial entities in complex contract disputes; and institutional and individual fiduciaries facing allegations of breach of fiduciary duty.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Early served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Scott L. Kafker of the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She also interned as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Margaret R. Hinkle of the Business Litigation Session of the Massachusetts Superior Court.