American University, Washington College of Law – J.D. with honors
American University, Washington, D.C. – B.A.
Jessica joined Alan Lescht and Associates as a Law Clerk in 2019 during her second year of law school and recently graduated with honors from American University Washington College of Law.
During law school, Jessica’s experiences concentrated on client-focused advocacy. For two semesters, Jessica served as a Student Attorney with the Community and Economic Development Law Clinic, where she gained experience in local policy by working with disadvantaged businesses and small nonprofits. Jessica first worked on employment and labor law matters while interning at a federal agency, which led her to pursue a career advocating for the employee’s side. Jessica also served as an Articles Editor on the American University Law Review.
Prior to law school, Jessica worked as a legal assistant at a D.C. firm on construction law matters and primarily served as the contact for many of the firm’s corporate clients.
Jessica received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History with a minor in Russian from American University. During her undergraduate years, her multitude of experiences prepared her for working with people of different experiences and backgrounds. Jessica worked at an English Immersion Camp in Russia, assisted an international relations professor, translated materials for a museum in Moscow, and advocated for women’s rights at the National Women’s Political Caucus.