Jessica M. Wan

Associate

Jessica’s practice focuses primarily on complex civil and commercial litigation, appeals, and employment matters.  She is admitted to practice in the States of California and Hawaii as well as the Federal District Court for the District of Hawaii, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  Jessica has been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in 2016 and 2017.

Jessica received her Juris Doctor summa cum laude from the William S. Richardson School of Law and was the salutatorian of her graduating class.  Jessica practiced for three years at one of the largest private law firms in Honolulu before joining our firm.  During law school, Jessica served as a Casenote Editor and was a member of the Publishing Committee for the University of Hawaii Law Review, worked as a volunteer for the Hawaii State Judiciary’s Chief Family Judge, and externed with the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii.  She also volunteered with various school-run organizations such as the Advocates for Public Interest Law, Students for Public Outreach & Civic Education, and the Medical-Legal Partnership.

Jessica graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California in 2011, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

Jessica was born and raised in Honolulu.  In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog Obi Wan.

Practice Groups

Bar and Professional

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Hawaii
  • United States District Court for the Central District of California
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2016 and 2017

Education

  • J.D., University of Hawaii, William S. Richardson School of Law, summa cum laude, 2014
  • B.S., University of Southern California, Aerospace Engineering, cum laude, 2011

Community

  • Japanese American Citizens League, Ventura Chapter (Board Member At Large)
  • Ventura County Barristers (Board Member At Large)

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