Jennifer Loyd

Jennifer R. Loyd

Jennifer's practice includes a diverse caseload involving catastrophic injuries for both national and international entities, including well-known contractors, governmental agencies, and building owners. She is an experienced trial attorney with over fifteen years of experience in areas of law including complex construction and labor law litigation, general liability, insurance coverage, labor and employment law, product liability, medical malpractice, toxic torts, environmental, executive and professional liability, premises liability, negligent security, dram shop, automobile/trucking and commercial litigation.

Jennifer has diverse experience handling all aspects of claims and litigation assessment, management, and resolution. She handles cases from inception up to trial and has achieved many successful outcomes for clients through trials, settlement negotiation, alternative dispute resolution, and dispositive motions. Before entering private practice, Jennifer served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's Office, where she prosecuted felony and misdemeanor cases, including homicide, gun, drug possession and financial crimes.  Jennifer has successfully first-chaired many civil and criminal cases throughout her career.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, 2001
  • New York University, Master of Public Administration, 1995
  • Cornell University, BS, 1993; Industrial and Labor Relations


  • New York
  • United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York


  • National Top 10, 2001 Moot Court Competition Regional Final Rounds
  • National Top 15, 2001 American Trial Lawyers Association Final Rounds
  • Editor, Moot Court Honor Society
  • Jacob Burns Medal for Appellate Advocacy

Representative Presentations and Publications

  • "A Recent Lesson in Expert Selection for Medical Device Liability Cases From the Second Circuit," American Bar Association Practice Points, February 28, 2018
  • Presenter, 2018 National Webinar Claims/Litigation Training Course, "Defending Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Cases: A Legal and Claims Guide," February 2018
  • Presenter, 2017 Claims/Litigation Training Conference, "Defending Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Cases: A Legal and Claims Guide," June 2017
  • Presenter, Client Presentation, "A Claims Representative’s Guide: Ramifications of Direct Settlement With Plaintiffs in Multi-Defendant Cases,” October 2016
  • Presenter, National Webinars, “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Personal Injury Litigation: A Plan to Defend Against Claims for Future Medical Costs, Life Care Plans, and Loss of Health Insurance,” May 2014 and December 2015

Recent Representative Cases

  • Jay Frain v. City of New York et al.(Supreme Court, Queens County 2017); Defense Verdict
  • Michael Thomas v. New York City Transit Authority et al. (Supreme Court, Kings County 2015); Case Dismissed Upon Oral Argument on Motion for Summary Judgment