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 and a Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US) through the ANSI-accredited International Association of Privacy Professionals.
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 regularly advises clients through incident response matters including forensic engagement and oversight, threat actor negotiations, and insurance coverage matters. 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, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and industry-focused compliance with the NY Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. Jessica obtained a Certificate in Cybersecurity Leadership from Carnegie Mellon in 2019.