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Jessica Lee’s practice focuses on a variety of matters relating to emerging media and advertising technology, with a particular focus on the privacy and intellectual property issues that arise when launching, marketing and monetizing digital products and content. Jessica advises on advanced advertising strategies and helps clients monetize consumer insights derived from the use of emerging media platforms, including OTT apps, social media channels, wearables, chatbots and other technology. She has extensive knowledge of social media law and regularly counsels clients on everything from engaging influencers to using user generated content to optimize data collected through social media campaigns. 

Jessica advises on global and European data protection laws including data protection strategy and compliance (with a focus on the General Data Protection Regulation), privacy impact assessments, privacy by design, cross-border transfers of personal data and the development of privacy and data retention policies. In addition, Jessica counsels clients on a variety of advertising and marketing related issues, including advising clients on compliance with a wide range of state and federal laws and regulations, including the Federal Trade Commission’s Endorsement and Testimonial Guidelines.

Jessica has experience reviewing and drafting a variety of agreements, including content licensing agreements, agency-service agreements, sponsorship agreements, website policies, licensing agreements and releases. She represents clients in a variety of fields, including Internet, film, music, sports, telecommunications and consumer products.

Jessica contributes her services to various pro bono and mentorship initiatives.

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  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., Revson Fellowship Recipient, Notes Editor, Columbia Human Rights Law Review
  • Columbia University, B.A.

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Bar Admissions

  • New York


  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • Named among "Notable Women in Law - New York" by Crain's (2019)
  • Named among "40 Under Forty" by The Network Journal (2018)
  • Named in The Legal 500 US in Marketing & Advertising, published by Legalease Limited and John Pritchard (2018 edition)
  • Recipient, New York State Bar Association’s Outstanding Young Lawyer Award (2015)
  • Named "New York Metro Rising Star" in First Amendment/Media/Advertising by Thomson Reuters (2013-2016)
  • Named "Top 40 Under 40" in Entertainment, Sports and Arts Law, Intellectual Property by The National Black Lawyers Top 100  (2016-2017)


  • Board Member, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison
  • Board Member, Reel Works Teen Filmmaking
  • Steering Committee Member, Museum of Modern Art, Junior Associates Committee
  • Member, Museum of Modern Art, Friends of Education Committee
  • Co-Chair, Metropolitan Black Bar Association (Intellectual Property and Technology Committee)
  • Member, Communications and Media Committee, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, New York Women in Film and Television
  • Member, New York State Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section, Entertainment Law Section)