About The Speaker
Jessica is a partner in our San Francisco and Palo Alto offices. For more than two decades, she has been deeply involved in defending a range of preeminent government enforcement cases in the tech industry in California and beyond. Jess has helped a number of well-known public and private companies navigate high-profile crisis situations involving cutting-edge government enforcement and compliance issues. She has handled dozens of internal investigations for tech companies and has defended executives, employees, and groups of witnesses as "pool counsel" in cases at the forefront of evolving government enforcement including trade secrets and economic espionage, crypto-currencies, blockchain, and financial technology. Clients appreciate Jess for her practicality, complex strategic thinking, and deft ability to assemble effective defense teams domestically and across the globe. Jess has amassed a wealth of expertise in defending clients in complex data security cases involving the FBI, SEC, DOJ, and National Security Division in the United States as well as global regulators. She has conducted internal investigations for and has represented companies and executives in regulatory and government investigations in cases involving data breaches, insider threats, data privacy, complex business email compromise matters and other cyber-crimes. Jess brings to the table her significant experience in defending clients in major cyber security government investigations including the Yahoo and Uber breach investigations among countless others.