Jessica Priselac

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.
Phone215 979 1159

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Contact InfoTelephone: 215 979 1159
Fax: 215 827 5486
University Dickinson College, B.A., magna cum laude, 1999 Phi Beta Kappa; Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, M.A., 2005
Law SchoolEmory University School of Law, J.D., 2008 Notes and Comments Editor, Emory International Law Review
Admitted2008, Pennsylvania

Jessica Priselac practices in the area of litigation.

Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Priselac served as a law clerk to the Hon. Nora Barry Fischer of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Ms. Priselac is a 2008 graduate of Emory University School of Law, where she was notes and comments editor for the Emory International Law Review, and a graduate of Johns Hopkins University (M.A.) and Dickinson College (B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa). She is proficient in Mandarin.

Representative Matters

· Represented the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury in defeating a putative class action brought by property owners, who were seeking as much as $54 million from the Philadelphia Sheriff's Office in excess proceeds from property auctions.

· Won dismissal with prejudice of lender liability claims against TD Bank in the Supreme Court of the State of New York.

· DeMarco v. TD Bank, N.A. - won motion to dismiss for TD Bank in a lender liability suit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

· Obtained through the Immigration IMPACT pro bono project lawful permanent residency for a domestic violence survivor, originally from Haiti, under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).


· Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2012-present

· Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott LLC
- Associate, 2010-2012

· U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
- Law Clerk to the Hon. Nora Barry Fischer, 2008-2009

Honors and Awards

· Listed in Pennsylvania Rising Stars, 2013

Selected Publications

· "The State Action Requirement in Alien Tort Statute Claims: Does Sosa Matter?" Emory International Law Review, Fall 2007

· "Final Solutions: Mass Killing and Genocide in the 20th Century (Book Review), SAIS Review, Winter-Spring 2005

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Jessica Priselac

30 South 17th Street
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-7396


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