Jennifer L. Alesio

Jennifer L. Alesio

Los Angeles, California

Jennifer L. Alesio is a Senior Trial Associate and Los Angeles Managing Attorney with Brayton Purcell LLP.  Ms. Alesio has served as lead trial counsel for plaintiffs in dozens of asbestos personal injury and wrongful death trials throughout California. Ms. Alesio was selected as a 2015 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Business Leader by the North Bay Business Journal. Along with Gil Purcell and Jason Rose, Ms. Alesio was privileged to receive the San Francisco Trial Lawyer’s Association 2015 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award. Ms. Alesio's trial successes have been recognized as a Top Plaintiffs' Verdict by the Daily Journal, a Top 100 Verdict nationally by the National Law Journal and The Recorder's largest Products Liability Verdict of 2014.  Ms. Alesio has been selected as a California Super Lawyers -Rising Star for 2015.  Ms. Alesio been an invited lecturer on trial skills CLEs for the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association and the San Francisco Bar Association.

Ms. Alesio attended law school at the Santa Clara University School of Law and graduated with her J.D. in 2008. She was a recipient of the Herman J. Wildman Social Justice Writing Award, Justice John Paul Stevens Fellowship, Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Evidence and the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Human Rights Law. She previously attended Vassar College in New York and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Comparative Religion.  

Ms. Alesio is admitted to practice in California and the Northern District of California Federal Court. She is a member of Consumer Attorneys of California, Public Justice, and the Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California


  • Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: Herman J. Wildman Social Justice Writing Award
    • Honors: Justice John Paul Stevens Fellowship
    • Honors: Award for Academic Excellence in Evidence
    • Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Human Rights Law
  • Vassar College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: Comparative Religion

Honors and Awards

  • Northern California Rising Star - Super Lawyers, 2015 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • Marin County Bar Association, Member