For 90 years, McGinnis Lochridge has served to protect the interests of our clients in continuously changing landscapes including cutting-edge technology, oil and gas litigation, regulatory matters and more. The quality of our work is reflected in our clients’ long-lasting loyalty and in our top-tier external rankings.
Jessica Palvino represents clients in state and federal courts throughout the United States. She has a broad practice with a focus on products liability, personal injury, legal malpractice defense, and business disputes. She also co-spearheads McGinnis Lochridge's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS/drone) practice. She is active in the drone/UAS community, participating in upcoming panels and podcasts. An entrepreneur at heart, Jessica is a board member of the Austin-based Thinkery, which she describes as "a foundry for a new generation of innovators and problem solvers." As the daughter of a veterinarian/cattle rancher dad and hay farm owner mother, Jessica grew up as the president of her future farmers of America club and has a particular interest in the use of drones for precision agriculture/ranching. More information about the practice can be found at http://droneadvocates.com
Jessica received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Austin Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Association (2015) and has been selected to the Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters service, (2014-2016) and has been featured as one of six Texas attorneys in the Super Lawyer's Magazine Rising Stars 2016 edition. Jessica is an integral member of the McGinnis Lochridge Products Liability Group which was named the 2015 Product Liability Litigation Department of the Year by Texas Lawyer and was appointed to the Texas State Bar’s Pattern Jury Charge Committee for Malpractice, Premises & Products Liability.