Jessica Webb

Assistant Professor of Law


  Jessica Webb is an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing.  She received her B.A. from Penn State University and her J.D. cum laude from the Villanova University School of Law.  After law school, she worked as an associate in the litigation group at Blank Rome LLP.  Subsequently, she practiced employment law at Rubin Fortunato & Harbison P.C. and medical malpractice defense at Post & Post LLC, where she specialized in appellate advocacy.   Before joining Villanova Law as an Assistant Professor of Legal Writing in 2013, Professor Webb was a Visiting Professor of Legal Writing at Villanova for five semesters and an Adjunct Professor of Legal Writing at Widener Law School.  In addition, she has developed and regularly teaches a graduate level course at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and several law and education courses for public school administrators and teachers at the Delaware County Intermediate Unit.  Professor Webb will design and teach a new Advanced Appellate Advocacy course to second year law students commencing in the fall of 2013.  She is admitted to practice in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Professor Webb joined the faculty in 2012.

Practice Experience

  • Legal Writing & Research Consultant, Post & Post, LLC, Berwyn, PA
  • Associate, Rubin, Fortunato & Harbison P.C., Paoli, PA
  • Associate, Blank Rome LLP, Philadelphia, PA
  • Joined the faculty in 2012
Professor Jessica Webb

Office: Rm 347, Law School Building
Phone: 610-519-7025

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Courses and Seminars

  • Advanced Appellate Advocacy
  • Legal Writing


Villanova University School of Law, JD

Penn State University, BA