Jennifer Parrott focuses her practice in civil litigation and represents individuals, corporations, and insurance companies in state and federal courts. Her practice includes an emphasis on general liability and insurance litigation, transportation/trucking law, personal injury, products liability, and commercial litigation. She has extensive experience in managing files, interviewing witnesses, preparing discovery, writing and responding to motions and appeals, and taking depositions.
In 2017, the American Bar Association, Tort Trial & Insurance section, appointed Jennifer to Vice-Chair for both the Cyber Security Data Privacy General Committee and the Commercial Transportation Litigation General Committee and as a member of the Outreach to Young Lawyers Standing Committee. The ABA TIPS Technology section also appointed Jennifer to Vice-Chair for the Self-Insurers and Risk Managers Committee.
Prior to joining Drew, Eckl & Farnham, Jennifer served as law clerk to the Honorable Judge Irma B. Glover in Cobb County State Court and as an Assistant Solicitor in the Fayette County Solicitor’s Office. Interestingly, 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. Additionally, Jennifer also dedicates time to raising funds for cancer research and from 2011-2015, she served on the Board of Trustees for the Ainsley Paige Higgins’ Dare to Hope Foundation, an organization 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.