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Jessica is an associate in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group and a member of the Firm’s Public Company Advisors Team. She focuses her practice on public company representation, including capital markets transactions, securities regulatory and compliance advice, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and other general corporate and securities matters.
Prior to joining the Firm, Jessica served as an associate in the Corporate/M&A Practice Group in the Washington, D.C. office of a large, international law firm. She also previously served as an attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), most recently as Special Counsel in the Division of Corporation Finance’s Office of Small Business Policy.
Jessica’s experience encompasses a wide array of transactional and securities compliance matters, including the review of registration statements relating to initial public offerings, secondary offerings, shelf registrations, business combinations, exchange offers, annual, quarterly, and periodic reports, proxy and information statements, confidential treatment requests, and requests for waivers from the Rule 506(d) disqualification provisions of Regulation D. While at the SEC, Jessica also served as an examiner on the Shareholder Proposal Task Force where she was responsible for evaluating no-action requests to exclude shareholder proposals under Rule 14a-8 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and she was a member of the rulemaking team implementing the crowdfunding provisions of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
Corporate & Securities
Public Company Advisors Team