Jacklyn M. Penna has dedicated more than 26 years to counseling and defending employers, insurance carriers, and third-party administrators in complex workers’ compensation claims throughout New York. She regularly appears before the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board and manages every aspect of claims from start to finish – conducting legal research, preparing motions, appeals and memoranda of law, and presenting oral argument before the Appellate Division, Third Department, and the New York State Court of Appeals.
Drawing on her extensive experience, Jackie authored a chapter in the New York State Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice in New York. She is also an adjunct professor, teaching in the Paralegal/Criminal Law program at Monroe Community College.
- New York
- Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law, J.D., 1995
- Moot Court Board of Advocates
- Spring National Oral Advocacy Team
- Ithaca College, B.A., 1992
- New York State Bar Association
- Monroe County Bar Association
- Greater Rochester Association of Women Attorneys
- Monroe County Mock Trial Team, Attorney Advisor, 2000-06
News & Knowledge
Publications & Events
- Workers’ Compensation Law and Practice in New York, Chapter 13: Permanency, New York State Bar Association, 2011
- “The PMS Defense: Can It Survive On Its Own Or Is It Drowning In An Alphabet Soup Of Syndromes?” Medical Trial Technique Quarterly, Vol. 42, Issue 3, 1996
- “Hospital Liability for Physicians’ Negligence: Gilbert v. Frank (Sycamore Municipal Hospital), Ohio Northern University, Journal of Pharmacy and Law, Vol. 2, Spring 1994