Jessica Bissey

Jessica Bissey

Associate

Northern Virginia, (703) 7607315

Education

Cornell University (B.A., 2002)
University of Virginia (J.D., 2007)

Bar Admissions

New York
District of Columbia
Virginia

Jessica Bissey is a senior associate in Morrison & Foerster's corporate, M&A and impact practices. Ms. Bissey advises clients through a broad range of day-to-day matters as well as through their most significant and transformational moments. Her practice involves representing companies, entrepreneurs and investors through the full spectrum of corporate existence, with particular focus on bringing corporate transactions from strategy through execution and ultimately to a successful integration.

Ms. Bissey works with emerging and fast-growth companies, as well as their venture capital and private equity investors, in connection with organization, governance and financing. She has particular interests in public-private partnerships and working with impact investors, social enterprises and social entrepreneurs, and anyone interested in exploring how hybrid structures and new corporate forms can promote and preserve positive impact goals.

During her tenure with the firm, Ms. Bissey has been selected for two secondments to act as in-house counsel to clients of the firm. In 2015, Ms. Bissey advised a global public company in significant venture capital investment and governance matters. For the first half of 2016, Ms. Bissey led the M&A and strategic transaction efforts of a newly-public fin-tech company.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bissey was Vice President and Associate General Counsel of a fast-growth technology company and was previously an associate in the mergers and acquisitions practice group at Sullivan and Cromwell LLP in London and Washington, D.C.

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