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For more than a decade, Jessica has represented clients in a wide range of product liability, toxic tort and premises claims.

Jessica defends clients in some of the most difficult local jurisdictions including St. Louis City, Madison County, St. Clair County and McLean County, Illinois. She has argued motions in every asbestos docket in Missouri and Illinois and in the Fifth District Appellate Court of Illinois. Clients from a broad range of sectors rely on her customized counsel, including:

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Railroad

She has defended complex toxic tort claims (asbestos, silica and environmental tobacco smoke) including Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) matters – conducting extensive discovery, drafting pleadings and serving on trial and appellate teams.




  • J.D., University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law
    • magna cum laude
    • UMKC Law Review, Literary Editor
    • Harry S. Truman Leadership Award
    • CALI Award, Civil Procedure
  • B.A., University of Missouri
    • Political Science


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis (BAMSL)
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM)

*Contact Jessica to set up an in-person consultation by appointment in the St. Louis office.
  • Second chaired three-week asbestos trial in Madison County, Illinois. Sole defendant at trial manufactured amphibole-containing pipe. Case settled prior to verdict.
  • Second chaired asbestos trial in Madison County, Illinois. Plaintiff alleged take-home exposures to defendant's coatings and chemical pipe. Case was settled during voir dire.
  • Defended fuse manufacturer during three-week trial in St. Louis City. Plaintiffs alleged exposure to asbestos, silica and second-hand smoke. Defense verdict was reached on all counts.
  • Served on appellate team defending railroad against Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) claim, resulting in favorable forum non conveniens law in Illinois.
News Releases | December 18, 2020
Husch Blackwell Elects 23 to 2021 Partnership Class

Women comprise 57 percent of the 2021 partnership class.

News Releases | May 28, 2020
Husch Blackwell Named CLOC's Inaugural Legal Innovation in Operations Project Award Winner

Husch Blackwell is believed to be the only law firm to date to be recognized by both the CLOC LIO Project and ACC Value Champion award series for its ability to implement legal solutions that cut spending, improve predictability and achieve better outcomes.

News Releases | December 02, 2019
Jessica Prosperi Joins Husch Blackwell's St. Louis Office

Prosperi focuses her practices on asbestos liability and premises claims. 

Outside the Office

Jessica stays busy with her husband and two young children – a son and a daughter. She enjoys traveling to national parks and spending time with her family, including the beloved family goldendoodle.

Community Leadership
  • Eye Thrive
  • North Glendale Elementary School, Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)
  • Girl Scouts