Areas of Practice
- Insurance Coverage
- Liability Defense
- Professional Liability
- Retail Industry
- Trucking and Transportation
Jessica joined F&P as an associate attorney in 2014. She concentrates her practice in general liability defense, medical malpractice, construction, and premises liability. Ms. Ayd regularly tries cases in both state and federal courts related to all aspects of her practice areas.
Prior to joining F&P, Jessica worked as an associate with Mudd, Harrison, & Burch in Towson, MD, practicing civil litigation.
During law school, Jessica served as a Rule 16 Student Attorney for the Civil Rights of Persons with Disabilities Clinic and interned with the House of Ruth Domestic Violence Legal Clinic and Maryland Disability Law Center. Following law school, Jessica served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Robert B. Coonin and the Honorable Arlene M. Coppadge for the New Castle County Family Court in Delaware.
Jessica has spoken at numerous F&P seminars, written articles for F&P newsletters, and is currently on the firm’s liability webinar team of presenters.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Maryland State Bar, 2011
- District of Columbia Bar, 2012
- United States District Court for the District of Maryland
- University of Maryland School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
- University of Maryland College Park, Bachelor of Arts, Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology, 2006, (summa cum laude)
Awards and Distinctions
Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014 – 2019
Jessica is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Baltimore County Bar Association and the Baltimore City Bar Association. She also serves as General Counsel to the Towing Recovery Professionals of Maryland. Outside of the office, Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters along with being outdoors as frequently as possible!