Jessica Pingleton’s practice focuses on both commercial litigation and corporate transactions.
A recent graduate of the University of Colorado Law School, Jessica was a Casenote & Comment Editor on the Colorado Law Review, as well as the author of a student note that was selected for publishing. An active member of the Women’s Law Caucus and the Silicon Flatirons Student Group, Jessica also took the Public Service Pledge and performed over 275 hours of pro bono work during her time at Colorado law.
As a law student, Jessica worked as a summer associate at a large, multinational law firm where she assisted in a suit brought on behalf of a natural gas pipeline company against the U.S. Department of Interior for breaching a long-term gas transportation contract. She also interned and externed for the Boulder District Court where she assisted in drafting temporary and permanent orders for domestic, criminal, and civil dockets. Additionally, Jessica externed at the United States Attorney’s Office in Denver where she researched and drafted memoranda for both the civil and criminal divisions. She was also a research assistant for Professor Aya Gruber.
Jessica began working as law clerk at BHGR in May of 2015, where she was exposed to a wide-variety of practice areas, including construction, civil, and criminal litigation, and business transactions. In addition to clerking at BHGR during her third year of law school, Jessica was also a student attorney in the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic where she provided legal assistance to start up companies regarding entity formation and organization, trademarks, financing, and regulatory compliance.
Jessica holds an undergraduate degree in business administration and political science with a minor in marketing from the Robert D. Clark Honors College and the Lundquist College of Business at the University of Oregon. During her time at college, she worked as an administrative assistant at the Career Services Office at the University of Oregon School of Law, and as an office manager and paralegal at a local law firm.
Jessica lives outside of Boulder with her fiancé, two dogs, and cat. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, hiking, binge reading novels, and cheering on the Oregon Ducks.
Finding Safe Harbor: Eliminating the Gap in Colorado’s Human Trafficking Laws, 87 U. Colo. L. Rev. 257 (2015).