Jessica has a strong, multidimensional employment practice. Companies and senior executives rely on her to draft and negotiate executive compensation packages, including in connection with mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. In addition, Jessica works with employers to mitigate their risks and ensure their compliance with state and federal employment laws. Jessica takes an entrepreneurial approach to her work. She is deeply invested in her clients and tenacious in her pursuit of the best possible result in every legal matter.
Jessica represents both companies and senior executives in drafting and negotiating executive compensation arrangements in a variety of contexts, including of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, and private equity financing.
Jessica regularly structures deferred compensation arrangements, performance bonus plans, and equity-based compensation plans to comply with employment, corporate, tax, employee benefits, and securities laws in corporate transactions and in the ordinary course of on-going company representation.
Jessica also has extensive expertise in risk mitigation, counseling and training regarding employment practices. She is experienced in representing employers through all phases of litigation before federal and state courts in connection with claims for violation of state and federal antidiscrimination and wage laws, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Jessica W. Catlow