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Jackie S. Gessner

  • 11 South Meridian Street
    Indianapolis, IN 46204-3535

Jackie Gessner is an associate in the Indianapolis office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department.

Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg full time, Ms. Gessner was a summer associate and a legislative intern in the firm’s Indianapolis office. She also served as a pro bono legal clerk in the Criminal Appellate Division of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General.

Upon graduating with a B.A. from Purdue University, Ms. Gessner interned with the Indiana State Senate and worked as a campaign manager for a 2010 Indiana State Senate election campaign. Ms. Gessner earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2015. In law school, she was an editor for the Indiana Law Review and served on the executive committee of the IU-McKinney Women’s Caucus. She also was a mentor through the Student Bar Association and a tutor to first-year students through the Dean’s Tutorial Society.

Ms. Gessner currently serves as an executive committee member of the Women & the Law Division of the Indianapolis Bar Association.

In addition to being admitted to practice in the state of Indiana, Ms. Gessner is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.