Jessica W. Catlow

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  • Rutgers University (JD, 2003)
  • New York University (BA, 1995)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

Jessica is experienced in representing both companies and executives regarding executive compensation issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions, venture capital investments, and private equity financing. 

Jessica also has extensive expertise in risk mitigation, counseling and training regarding employment practices. Jessica drafts and negotiates the compensation and equity arrangements for senior level executives. She assists companies in the drafting and structuring of deferred compensation arrangements, performance bonus plans, and equity compensation plans to comply with employment, corporate, tax, employee benefits, and securities laws.

Jessica is also experienced in representing employers through all phases of litigation before federal and state courts as well as before administrative agencies and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in claims for violation of state and federal antidiscrimination and wage laws, misappropriation of trade secrets, and breach of noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements.

She regularly advises employers regarding employment practices and policies.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Chambers USA: New York (Up and Coming) - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2016)
  • Chambers USA: New York (Associate to Watch) - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (2015)
  • New York Super Lawyers: Rising Star - Employee Benefits (2014)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Secretary, Board of Community Access, Inc.
  • Member, Fellows of the American Bar Foundation