Title: Partner, Lawyer
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
Jayme C. Long, Partner and Lawyer at Dentons, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in product liability litigation.
Ms. Long became involved in her profession because she always knew that she would become a lawyer. She never had a back-up plan. She earned a Bachelor of Science from San Diego State University in 1995. She then received a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law in 1999. Ms. Long is most proud of being a trial lawyer focused on defending companies faces with complex litigation matters in several areas, including product liability, mass tort and premises liability suits. The highlight of her career is representing companies in the petrochemical, chemical, medical, manufacturing, safety, maritime and automotive industries in state and federal courts across the country.
Ms. Long began her career in 2001, as a lawyer with McKenna Long & Aldridge, LLP, remaining until 2015. Since 2015, she has been a products liability and complex torts partner with Dentons. Alongside her career, Ms. Long has authored and co-authored numerous articles including, “I’ll Take One Order of Liability to Go,” in 2012, “Creating a Discovery Plan,” in 2013, “California Premises Liability Law,” in 2015, and “Social Distancing and Right to Jury Trial Must be Reconciled,” in 2020, to name a few. In 2013, she also contributed a products liability chapter to the CACI Companion Handbook 3012/3014. As a testament to her success, Ms. Long has been named to SuperLawyers every year since 2010, named Top Women in California and Top Attorneys by Los Angeles Magazine. She has been inducted as a member to various esteemed organizations including but not limited to, the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, California State Bar, Denton’s Global Manufacturing Sector, Product Liability Advisory Council and a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society.
In the future, Ms. Long would like to continue mentoring women and seeing them grow into successful lawyers, even as young mothers. She is familiar with the difficulties and would like to offer her experiences in helping to shape the future. She will be trying cases still and she would be helping to bring young women along. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her children and traveling.
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