Newmeyer Dillion is Pleased to Announce that Newport Beach attorney Jessica Garland Has Been Elected to Partnership

Jan 02, 2024 Firm News

NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. – January 10, 2024 – Prominent business and real estate law firm Newmeyer Dillion is pleased to announce that Newport Beach attorney Jessica Garland has been elected to partnership.

"Jessica has consistently demonstrated exceptional skill and judgment as an attorney and has delivered outstanding results for the Firm’s clients," said Managing Partner Paul Tetzloff. "Equally important (and maybe more), throughout her tenure, Jessica has embodied our core values of like, trust, respect and loyalty. She has been a leader, a mentor, and an essential piece of our Firm’s culture."

Garland focuses her practice on employment law and construction law. In her employment practice, Jessica defends companies against numerous types of employment-related claims including claims for discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, unfair competition, wage and hour violations, employee misclassifications, and Cal/OSHA citations.

Garland's practice also includes work in residential and commercial construction. Jessica represents residential developers in complex, multi-party construction defect disputes. In commercial construction, Jessica is focused on defending general contractors in all aspects of construction litigation including delay claims, mechanic’s lien claims, defect litigation claims, ADA claims, and construction contract disputes.

An active member of the community, Garland serves on the Board of Directors for Project Youth OCBF.

Garland earned a dual B.A., magna cum laude, from University of the Pacific, and her J.D., from University of California, Irvine School of Law.