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University of Toledo College of Law
Toledo, Ohio
J.D., cum laude, 2012

University of Toledo
Toledo, Ohio
B.S., Paralegal Studies, summa cum laude, 2009

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Corporate and Higher Education Attorney

Jessica is a member of the Corporate Practice Team and co-chair of the firm’s Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) Practice. As former associate general counsel for a major university, Jessica regularly negotiated significant contracts including spearheading the disposition and lease of university property and supporting a multimillion-dollar concession agreement for the university’s parking system. She counseled the university athletic department on NIL matters, NCAA compliance, and strategic negotiation of coach contracts. She is experienced in Title IX and disability matters, including a variety of other student-related issues. 

Within her NIL practice, Jessica regularly drafts and negotiates agreements related to NIL marketing, licensing, promotional engagements and ambassador agreements on behalf of brands, NIL collectives, companies and individual boosters. She has provided education and training programs on the formation of NIL collectives at the university level as well as training on university NIL compliance in general.

Jessica formerly served the U.S. Department of Defense as a contracting officer, negotiating multimillion-dollar contract actions with major aircraft manufacturers. She represented the U.S. Air Force in contract work involving the procurement of innovative weapon and surveillance systems.

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

Ohio State Bar Association


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