Overview

Jessica helps clients articulate their wealth transfer objectives and implement estate plans that meet their financial, familial, business, and tax goals. She advises clients on all aspects of estate planning, including wills and trusts, lifetime gift planning, estate administration, and charitable planning. Jessica also assists clients with prenuptial agreements and trust modifications.

Jessica formerly advised companies on corporate governance and acquisition matters, which gives her insight into the issues facing clients whose assets include business interests.

Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Jessica was an associate in the Minneapolis office of an international law firm, where she had also served as a summer associate.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2011, magna cum laude
      Journal of Constitutional Law, Senior Editor
    • Northwestern University, B.A., History and Political Science, 2005

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois

            Professional Memberships

            • American Bar Association, Section on Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
            • Chicago Bar Association
          • Insights

            TITLE
            News Release

            Schiff Hardin Elects 10 New Partners

            Schiff Hardin is pleased to announce that 10 attorneys have been elected to its partnership, effective January 1, 2019.

            Event

            Basics of Trust Administration

            Lorman Education Services Webinar

            Alert

            Estate Planning: How to Manage Digital Property Assets

            Fiduciaries and family members often face challenges in managing the digital property owned by a person who has passed away or become disabled, especially if there is no plan and authorization for the management of those assets.

            Speeches & Presentations

            • “Basics of Trust Administration,” Lorman Education Services Webinar (Jan. 30, 2018)
          • Citizenship

            Civic and Charitable Memberships

            • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, Tax Preparer