Jessica advises her clients in all aspects of business counsel and disputes, with a particular focus on data privacy, cybersecurity and intellectual property. Jessica is chair of the firm's cybersecurity and data privacy practice.
Jessica’s broad experience includes advising clients on data privacy compliance, including state, federal and international cybersecurity and data privacy laws. She defends clients in data breach class action litigations and routinely manages data incidents, breaches and advises on breach notification obligations. Jessica also prepares incident response strategies, information governance plans, privacy policies and reviews technology and software contracts for data privacy compliance and intellectual property protection. She has a particularized knowledge on compliance with NY SHIELD Act, CCPA and GDPR, and industry-focused compliance with the NY Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations, HIPAA and HITECH. Jessica obtained a Certificate in Cybersecurity Leadership from Carnegie Mellon in 2019.
Particular to her IP litigation experience, Jessica’s practice includes protecting patents and trademarks in federal and appellate courts and before the International Trade Commission for clients in industries such as medical and mechanical devices, computer software and hardware, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, and e-commerce technologies. Jessica’s experience in appellate work includes argument before the Federal Circuit.
Jessica is a veteran commercial litigator with extensive trial and appellate advocacy experience, in both state and federal court. Prior to joining Bond, Jessica practiced in the New York City office of a prominent intellectual property law firm, Morgan & Finnegan, LLP, (acquired by Locke Lord), and she was a judicial intern for Judge Leonard D. Wexler in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
Jessica is a certified mediator and a member of the Federal Court Mediation Panel for the Western District of the United States District Court.