Attorney at Law
"A great communicator and truly cares about having a positive impact in a startups launch!"
I am lead counsel for an accelerator and an advisory board member to several tech- and web-focused companies.
- Copyright Infringement
- Copyright Registration
- Response to USPTO Office Action (Trademark)
- Trademark Infringement
- Trademark Registration
- Trademark Search
- Other Trademark & Copyright Matter
- Outside General Counsel
- Advisory Agreement
- Business Licenses & Industry Regulations
- Buyout Agreement
- Corporate Dissolution
- Corporate Formation
- Corporate Restructure
- Delaware Incorporation
- Founders Agreement
- Franchise Agreement
- Franchise Disclosure Document
- Franchise Formation
- Joint Venture Formation
- Operating Agreement
- Partnership Formation
- Shareholder Agreement
- Other Business Formation Matter
"Great job! Thanks"
"Smooth and easy!"
"Jessica was great! She replied ultra fast and helped break down some confusing concepts from a form for the state we are trying to do business in. Would love to use her again when the time comes."
"Very good, fair, and easy to work with."
"Jessica is very passionate about helping startups. She is a great communicator and she truly cares about having a positive impact in a startups launch."
Hoffman Law PLLC
Mar 2015 - Present
Hoffman Law PLLC is a boutique law practice based in New York City, providing corporate, internet compliance, intellectual property, and venture legal services to entrepreneurs and small businesses. We support our clients as they develop their companies from ideas in a notebook to staffed, scaled, funded companies, through unconventional solutions and pricing structures.
Hoffman Luque LLP
Nov 2013 - Mar 2015
Represent startup companies by forming entities, negotiating and drafting contracts, advising on fundraising, and more.
Kopel & Spinner
Sep 2012 - Sep 2013
Advised top-tier, national financial institutions on best practices in secured transactions. Drafted corporate resolutions, affidavits, powers of attorney, delegations of powers, subordination agreements and deeds to real property. Conducted extensive title review; assisted in drafting of promissory notes and security instruments. Conducted daily due diligence on all corporate entity documents and trusts for compliance and insurability. Researched for and counseled clients on estate and tax implications of real property transfers between individuals and/or entities, in 15 states.
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn Law Incubator & Policy Clinic
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012
Brooklyn Law School
Aug 2009 - Jun 2012
Brooklyn Law Review, Notes & Comments Editor
Fiduciary Trust Company
Jun 2010 - Apr 2012
Legal Intern in Trusts and Estates Advisement. Researched and interpreted statues of all 50 states to create charts regarding various fiduciary obligations and permissible actions. Aided in administration of high net worth estates. Reviewed and summarized trust documents. Researched and opined on several client issues regarding trustee and executor activities.
Brooklyn Law School Mediation Clinic
Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
Mediated small claims cases in civil court involving real and personal property, landlord-tenant disputes, contracts, and consumer and service disputes.
Nicoletti Hornig & Sweeney
Jun 2008 - Jul 2009
Managed all documents in three large cases in litigation. Created privilege logs and deposition exhibit lists for pre-trial Orders. Assisted lead attorneys in court with note keeping and exhibit management during federal trials. Digested deposition transcripts for trial use.
SCORE! Educational Centers
Personal Tutoring Director
Jun 2006 - Aug 2007
Ran a small business as Director of the educational tutoring program. Created and hosted marketing events, sold memberships, hired and trained new tutors, provided profit and loss analyses for corporate directors. Tutored children ages 4-18 of varying skill levels in math and English.