With nearly 20 years of government affairs and real estate development experience, including as the founder of a public and government relations firm, Jessica uniquely understands how to translate legal and business goals into short and long-term solutions for her clients. Her practice focuses on all aspects of real estate development including land use, transactional work, government relations, public-private finance, and regulatory approvals.
Jessica’s industry reputation and relationships with local, state, and federal officials make her an ideal resource for clients seeking to navigate complicated regulatory schemes. She represents industrial clients, real estate developers, local governments, and land owners seeking land use counsel, regulatory approvals, and transactional work. With a focus on efficiency, she frequently helps her clients with the purchase and sale of real estate; risk mitigation; development and delivery of commercial, industrial, and multi-family projects; permitting; and quasi-judicial representation before elected bodies such as city councils and boards of county commissioners. She also has a depth of experience handling public-private partnerships and urban renewal as well as real estate litigation including Rule 106 appeals. Whether advising a client about zoning approvals, regulatory framework, or urban renewal, her clients rely on her to provide comprehensive counsel that will help them get their projects and deals approved and completed on-time.