As a part of the firm’s public entity defense group, Jackie appears in state and federal courts throughout Connecticut, representing public officials, law enforcement officers, boards of education, firefighters, emergency response personnel and other municipal employees. She defends general and professional liability claims, including negligence and civil rights claims brought under 42 U.S.C 1983. She also represents employers in workers compensation cases. Jackie practices at both the trial and appellate levels in State and Federal courts and was recently admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Prior to joining Howd & Ludorf, Jackie worked as both a prosecutor and criminal defense attorney, gaining significant courtroom and trial experience. She has also practiced civil litigation and administrative law throughout the State.
Jackie is originally from Yonkers, New York, but now resides in Connecticut with her husband and their Great Dane.