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J.D., University of Virginia School of Law

B.A., summa cum laude, Samford University; Phi Beta Kappa 

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Jessica Cunningham Lim

Consulting Counsel

Practice Areas

Jessica serves as consulting counsel to Wiley Rein LLP. She represents insurers in litigation before federal and state courts nationwide. Jessica counsels insurers on potential coverage issues under various types of general liability and professional liability insurance policies.

Representative Experience

  • Drafts pleadings and motions on behalf of insurers in coverage litigation nationwide.
  • Counsels insurers on potential coverage issues and assists in monitoring complex litigation in connection with various types of professional liability policies.
  • Conducts legal research and writes legal memoranda addressing a wide variety of complex procedural and substantive issues for clients involved in insurance litigation.
  • Assists insurance trade associations in high-profile appellate cases involving complex coverage issues, including writing amicus curiae briefs supporting insurers’ interests and reviewing and analyzing developing areas of insurance law.

Professional Experience

  • Legal Intern, Microsoft, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Online Services and Advanced Technologies Group (OSAT) (2012)
  • Intern, U.S. Senate, Office of Senator Lamar Alexander (2010)
  • Teacher’s Assistant, Dean David W. Chapman, Samford University (2009-2010)
  • Intern, Tennessee Elections Committee, Secretary of State Tre Hargett (2009)
  • Intern, the Honorable Angelita Dalton, Davidson Municipal Courthouse (2008)


  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County Maryland
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA)
  • Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA)

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