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Jessica Benson Cox receives ISBA Outstanding Young Lawyer Award

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October 30, 2015


Jessica Benson Cox receives ISBA Outstanding Young Lawyer Award


INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 30, 2015) – Jessica Benson Cox, Indianapolis, received the Outstanding Young Lawyer Award from the Indiana State Bar Association’s (ISBA) Young Lawyers Section at its annual meeting in French Lick earlier this month.


Cox is a partner at the firm Faegre Baker Daniels in its Indianapolis office, where she concentrates her practice on the defense of pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers and other industry leaders involved in product liability litigation. She has broad experience with overseeing discovery and medical/expert issues in complex product liability cases involving pharmaceutical companies, and she has served as national and local counsel in matters involving local anesthetics, anti-psychotic medications, cosmetics and orthopedic medical devices. Cox also provides counsel to pharmaceutical companies to ensure compliance with state and federal restrictions applicable to the marketing of pharmaceutical products, and she has represented physician groups and hospitals in medical malpractice actions brought before the Indiana Department of Insurance, as well as in state and federal courts throughout Indiana.


Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Cox was an associate at Ice Miller. She received her B.S. in child development and psychology, magna cum laude, from Vanderbilt University and her J.D., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.




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Media Contact: Carissa Long, Director of Public Relations & Social Media, ISBA, 800.266.2581,