Jessica Blanton represents clients on commercial litigation matters. Jessica’s experience includes drafting briefs, motions, discovery requests, and pleadings; preparing witnesses for depositions; conducting legal research; and leading settlement discussions. Prior to joining Venable, she was an intellectual property litigation associate at an international law firm. Jessica also has a broad range of experience in family and immigration law. Her experience includes serving as a Her Justice extern, where she represented low-income women in divorce, custody, and order of protection cases in Supreme Court and Family Court in Queens and Brooklyn.
She has worked on pro bono immigration matters with City Bar Justice, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC), and Disability Rights Advocates (DRA).
Before practicing law, Jessica worked at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), where she performed legal research on the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Unfair, Deceptive, or Abusive Acts and Practices (UDAAP) and conducted financial analysis to support enforcement case work.