Jessica works with Torys’ Emerging Companies and Venture Capital group on corporate transactions involving high-growth technology companies across all stages of their growth cycle as well as venture capital funds with their investments into such companies. Jessica provides strategic advice on a number of areas, including equity and debt financing, corporate governance, securities, employment and intellectual property matters.
During law school, Jessica was the head of the Western Law Advocacy Committee, and the head of the Labour and Employment Law Association.
Jessica is a supporter of #movethedial, an organization that promotes participation and leadership of women in the technology sector. She is also a supporter of Parkdale Centre for Innovation where she provides actionable advice to help its founders scale their startups.
Jessica has volunteered with the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, a high school program that uses legal education as a tool to assist students to succeed in school and become engaged and active citizens.