Emily Jeffcott joined Morgan & Morgan’s Pensacola office in 2019 as a trial attorney. She is licensed to practice law in Florida, Louisiana, Texas, New York and the District of Columbia. Her practice areas extend primarily to product liability multi-district litigation, focusing on depositions, science & expert development, trial practice, and law & briefing. Ms. Jeffcott is a member of the Plaintiffs Steering Committee for In re: Juul Labs, Inc. Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation. In addition, Ms. Jeffcott is a member of the trial team and Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re: Taxotere Products Liability Litigation, serving on as co-chair for the law & briefing committee and a member of the science committee. Ms. Jeffcott is also a member of Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for In re: Valsartan (NDMA) Contamination Products Liability Litigation, serving on both the law & briefing committee and the science committee. Ms. Jeffcott’s past multi-district litigation experience includes In re: Xarelto. Products Liability Litigation, where she served as trial counsel in all bellwether trials, in addition to In re: Zofran Products Liability Litigation, In re: FEMA Trailer Products Liability Litigation, and In re: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Ms. Jeffcott has also represented whistleblowers across the country. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Ms. Jeffcott was lead counsel for Relators in a $125 million qui tam settlement against Bechtel for alleged false claims related to the Hanford Nuclear Waste Treatment Plant in Washington. Ms. Jeffcott has also litigated cases involving Medicare fraud.
A 2009 graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law, Ms. Jeffcott received numerous accolades for her oral advocacy skills and brief writing, including being named the ABA’s third-best advocate in the United States. An avid reader and writer, Ms. Jeffcott publishes regularly in legal journals and magazines distributed worldwide.
American Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Louisiana Association for Justice Community Service Award, 2015
Louisiana State Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
New Orleans Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
Academy of New Orleans Trial Lawyers