Jennifer Parrott is an experienced civil litigator, focusing her practice on transportation/trucking law, general liability, personal injury defense, premises liability, products liability, and commercial litigation. Jennifer handles cases involving complex liability, catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims. She also handles less complex matters for her clients efficiently and cost-effectively. Jennifer advises clients at every stage of the litigation process from pre-suit investigation and liability analysis through lawsuit and trial. She counsels clients in the areas of risk management and national litigation management.
Jennifer is active in The American Bar Association’s Tort Trial & Insurance Section, serving service as Vice Chair to the Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee and Vice Chair to the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy General Committee. She also serves on the Defense Research Institute’s (DRI) Trucking Law Committee. Jennifer is active within the firm service on the Transportation Industry Committee, Technology Committee and Marketing Committee.
Prior to joining the firm, Jennifer served as law clerk to the now-retired Honorable Judge Irma B. Glover in Cobb County State Court and as an Assistant Solicitor in the Fayette County Solicitor’s Office. Jennifer formerly raced cars, competing throughout the United States and in the first women only professional road race (Inaugural Women’s Global GT 1999). Though she still enjoys fast cars she no longer races, her interests outside the office now consisting of hiking and travel with her family.
From 2011-2015, Jennifer served on the Board of Trustees for the Ainsley Paige Higgins’ Dare to Hope Foundation, an organization that was dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with rare diseases and complex medical conditions.
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 2000
Southern Methodist University, B.A.,1997
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court Northern District of Georgia
United States District Court Middle District of Georgia
United States District Court Southern District of Georgia
American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Section, 2018-19:
-Vice-Chair, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy General Committee;
-Vice-Chair, Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee;
-Technology Vice-Chair, Self-Insurers and Risk Managers General Committee;
-Member, CLE Board Standing Committee;
-Member, Outreach to Young Lawyers Standing Committee
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
-Retail & Hospitality Committee
-Chair, Cybersecurity & Technology Specialized Litigation Group
-Vice-Chair, Online Programming for DRI Trucking Committee
TIPS Leadership Academy, 2016-2017
State Bar of Georgia
Ainsley Paige Higgins’ Dare to Hope Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2011-2015
Related News, Publications & Presentations
Attorneys Jennifer Parrott, Melody Kiella, and Whitney Greene Present at Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference. Publications and Presentations. October 2019.
DEF Attorneys Appointed to Leadership for ABA TIPS Committees. Firm News. September 2018.
DRI Webinar Trucking Experts 101: The Trucking Attorney's "Toolbox", September 2018.
Law360 Spotlight: How the ELD Mandate will Feed Reptilian Tactics. Law360 Expert Analysis. May 2018.
How the ELD Mandate Will Fuel Reptilian Tactics and Expand Litigation. American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Committee News Commercial Transportation Litigation. April 2018.
“The ELD Mandate: Feeding the Reptile With Voluminous Electronic Data.” DRI Trucking Law Committee: In Transit. Volume 20, Issue 3.
The Electronic Logging Device Mandate and Effect on Future Trucking Litigation. Podcasts. Jennifer Parrott and Melody Kiella. October 2017.
DEF Attorney Jennifer Parrott has been admitted into the TIPS Leadership Academy. Firm News. June 2016.
Summary Judgment for Food Service Industry Client. Client Alerts. January 2016.