Chief Operating Officer
Jessa drives the firm’s strategic planning and operational effectiveness. Her areas of responsibility include long-range planning, finance and billing, human resources, information technology, marketing, business development, administrative support, facilities and risk management.
Prior to joining the firm Jessa advised law firms in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America on strategy development, mergers, management and governance, talent structure design, associate and partner compensation systems, partnership issues and financial matters. She also collaborated with law firms on client service strategies, business development, client retention and process improvement initiatives.
In addition to her legal background, Jessa developed a life-skills program for Chicago Youth Centers and worked with children facing terminal illnesses in the United States and Ireland with Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Association.