Jessica Grossarth Kennedy practices in the areas of bankruptcy and government finance. In bankruptcy matters, she represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, creditors’ committees and trustees in formal bankruptcy proceedings and out of court workouts.
Jessica has been involved in a variety of bankruptcy proceedings and has appeared in the District of Connecticut and the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. She has participated in numerous bankruptcy appeals to the Federal District Courts.
In government finance, Jessica drafts financing documents and closing documents, including resolutions, ordinances, purchase contracts, Clean Water Fund documents, opinions and bond and note closing documents.
She has conducted due diligence and legal research with respect to state and municipal law issues relating to the issuances of bonds and notes.
Jessica serves as chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee. She was a summer associate at the firm in 2001 and became a full time associate in 2002.
While at Fairfield University, Jessica was a member of the women’s Division I basketball team and upon graduation earned a trip to San Francisco to try out professionally for the American Basketball League.
In 2005, she was inducted into Fairfield University’s Athletic Hall of Fame. She received several academic honors at Quinnipiac University including Distinguished Academic Achievement Awards in criminal law and trial practice and the Academic Excellence Award.