Jessica Bond is an associate attorney with the Plato Law Firm. She is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan. Her practice focuses on insurance defense, construction litigation, municipal law, and advising closely held businesses on various matters.
She has successfully defended a number of Michigan construction companies and municipalities from personal injury and property damage claims as well as prosecuted and defended derivative subrogation and indemnity claims, following from those incidents. She regularly litigates disputes between company members and corporate shareholders and recently successfully negotiated and won approval for a special land use application for an approximately one million-square-foot, mixed use industrial property in Plymouth Township, Michigan. She also handles select contract, landlord-tenant, and employment matters.
Prior to joining The Plato Law Firm, Ms. Bond worked for a Detroit-area firm specializing in bankruptcy and commercial law matters, and before that with a firm specializing in land use and municipal law matters. Jessica Bond graduated magna cum laude from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. She served as the Law Review’s Executive Editor of Inside Articles and as a member of the Moot Court Board of Advocates. As a law student, she also achieved book awards for receiving the highest grade in Advanced Advocacy, Corporate Governance, Advising Entrepreneurs in Business, Federal Jurisdiction, Immigration Law Clinic, National Security Law, Payment Systems, and Remedies. She was also inducted into the Frank Murphy Honor Society, for graduating in the top 10% of her class.
Jessica regularly volunteers with and serves on the Board of Directors of Camp Casey, a Michigan nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic horse experiences and programs for children undergoing treatment for cancer, sickle cell disease, or aplastic anemia.