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Jessica R. Gross



  • J.D., California Western School of Law, 2017, cum laude
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, 2014
  • Judicial Law Clerk for Honorable Magistrate Judge Andrew Schopler, US District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Judicial Extern for Honorable District Judge Anthony Battaglia, US District Court for the Southern District of California
  • California
Thought Leadership


Jessica R. Gross is an attorney in both the Privacy and Cybersecurity and Labor and Employment Practice Groups in the firm's San Diego office.

Areas of Practice

Jessica is a rising professional practicing data security and privacy. She is a Corporate Member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals—the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community—and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional on European Data Laws and the General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR). Jessica also assists clients in navigating U.S. privacy laws, including California’s new Consumer Privacy Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and Fair Credit Reporting Act, among others; and, she is currently training to become a Certified Information Privacy Professional on U.S. Private-Sector Laws.

Jessica also assists all aspects of her clients’ cybersecurity needs. From sound information governance policies and regulatory compliance to incident response, Jessica helps businesses understand their obligations and address some of the biggest challenges of today’s digital world. With the expansion of data privacy and cybersecurity laws, Jessica helps her clients stay on the of cutting-edge developments and mitigate any risk of noncompliance. Her work also includes crafting pragmatic privacy policy and terms of use provisions for websites and apps in light of these ever-changing state, national, and international laws.

Jessica assists the Labor and Employment Group with a range of issues related to employee privacy, including background checks, device and social media use policies, and other employment agreements such as proprietary innovation and information agreements. Given Jessica’s technical background, she is also able to assist in trade-theft secret investigations and matters.

Jessica also supports the firm’s eDiscovery needs and other general litigation matters. Managing complex electronic discovery issues can be daunting. Jessica can assist litigation counsel and trial teams with the collection, production, and presentation of electronically stored information. As a former judicial law clerk for a federal magistrate judge, Jessica is well-trained to effectively and efficiently manage discovery obligations and to resolve discovery disputes in motion practice if necessary.

Thought Leadership



  • International Association of Privacy Professionals – Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe
  • San Diego ESI Forum - Steering Committee
  • Women in eDiscovery – San Diego Chapter Meetings Director
  • Sedona Conference – WG 11 Data Security and Privacy Liability
  • Federal Bar Association – Educational Programs Committee
  • San Diego Police Foundation – Women in Blue Executive Cabinet
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego