Jessica Gopiao, a fifth-year litigation associate in Reed Smith’s Insurance Recovery Group, has been selected to receive the Rising Star Asian American Excellence in Florida award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) of South Florida at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Legal-Business Nexus statewide event.
Gopiao was one of six honorees chosen by several Asian voluntary bar associations and professional organizations across Florida.
Gopiao handles all aspects of insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, and has litigated cases through summary judgment and trial in both state and federal courts. She also guides clients through the claims process and has experience providing transactional insurance advice, conducting policy audits, and counseling clients at the policy placement or renewal stage. She is admitted to practice in Florida and California, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Florida, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, and Central District of California.