Jessica Pulliam

Partner, Baker Botts

Jessica Pulliam is Co-Chair of the firmwide Securities and Shareholder Litigation Group. Jessica defends high-stakes lawsuits against public companies and their officers and directors, private enterprises and professional firms.

Chambers USA has called her “Excellent” (2019) and commented: “‘[s]he is a phenomenal architect of litigation strategy’" (2020) and “[s]he's a real star lawyer - she has a strong legal mind and brings solid preparation to everything.” (2021) and "Jessica has good instincts and is good at tailoring advice for business clients." (2023) and "She's an outstanding trial lawyer." (2023) and "She is smart, client-friendly, savvy about issues and pragmatic." (2023). Law360 (2019) and The Legal 500 (2021) have recognized Jessica's leadership in the field of securities and shareholder litigation. Jessica has tried cases in Delaware and Texas, regularly appears before regulatory agencies including the SEC and PCAOB and conducts internal investigations. Her litigation experience ranges from financial fraud and accounting restatements matters to suits involving wrongful death, whistleblowers and corporate crisis. She excels at telling a client's story and helping witnesses - everyone from a former Vice President of the United States and multiple CEOs to hard-hat wearing field workers - during testimony.