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Jessica Eldridge

J.S. Held’s Inaugural Global Risk Report Examines Potential Business Risks & Opportunities in 2024

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Jessica Eldridge is a Senior Vice President & Practice Director of Cyber within J.S. Held's Forensic Accounting - Insurance Services Practice. Prior to joining J.S. Held, she was a partner at Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro (HSNO).

Jessica has over 20+ years of investigative and forensic accounting experience in measuring financial damages involving business interruption, cyber, extra expense, stock, builder’s risk, employee dishonesty/fidelity, personal injury, subrogation, and litigation support services. Jessica also has extensive experience with the administration of common fee funds and the oversight of property damage claims for large construction projects.

Her industry experience includes, but is not limited to, automotive, life sciences, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, medical services, hospitals, college & universities, casinos, state and local municipalities, specialty human services, recycling plants, real estate, and construction projects.

She has presented seminars to insurance and legal professionals on topics relating to business interruption, cyber, and property damage as well as contributed to articles on various forensic accounting topics.

Jessica is fluent in Portuguese and English.

Jessica was a contributor to J.S. Held's 2024 Global Risk Report.

Key Expertise

  • Business Interruption
  • Cyber
  • Property Damage
  • Builder’s Risk & Soft Costs
  • Fee Funds
  • Stock & Contents
  • Lost Wages
  • Fidelity

Professional Affiliations/Memberships/Licenses/Training

  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Associate Member
  • APIW – Greater Boston Chapter – Committee
  • American Heart Association - Go Red for Women Co-Chair (2023/2024)

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