Jessie Simpson LaGoy


I love grappling with complex problems and helping people find the best solutions.

Jessie Simpson LaGoy represents public and private companies and individuals in a wide variety of complex litigation matters and disputes. She has successfully defended numerous class actions in federal and state court and has represented clients in claims involving breach of contract, securities violations, fraud, privacy violations and unfair competition. She also has substantial experience representing clients in investigations by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice. Her clients include innovators and investors in a variety of industries such as social media, blockchain technology, digital analytics, life sciences, medical devices, human resources and retail. Jessie also maintains a robust pro bono practice and has represented clients in asylum, civil rights and criminal proceedings.

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2015

  • New York University, Tisch School of the Arts
    BFA, Theater
    With honors, 2009

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