Jill Lipman Beck concentrates her practice on a wide range of general litigation matters, applying her significant experience in litigation, legal research, legal writing, and appellate advocacy to advance the interests of her clients.
Jill rejoins the firm after running for judge of the Pennsylvania Superior Court, which hears appeals in civil, criminal, family, juvenile, and orphans’ court cases throughout the state. Jill was highly recommended by the Allegheny County Bar Association and recommended by the Pennsylvania Bar Association in her first bid for statewide office, and received the highest vote totals in 53 of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.
Prior to joining Blank Rome, Jill was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Christine Donohue of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court where she conducted Pennsylvania, federal, and multistate legal research and drafted majority and minority opinions in all areas of the law addressing issues of first impression, questions of statewide public importance, state and federal constitutional claims, and cases that resulted in a sentence of capital punishment. Prior to this role, Jill also served as a law clerk for Justice Donohue during her term on the Pennsylvania Superior Court.
Jill began her legal career working as an attorney at KidsVoice, representing abused, neglected, and at-risk children in Allegheny County before magisterial district judges and in Juvenile Court, Orphans’ Court, and the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.
During law school, Jill was a member of the trial moot court board, co-chaired the Public Interest Law Association, and served as an editor of the law review. Upon graduating, she received the Distinguished Student Award and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award.