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As a partner in Reed Smith’s Entertainment and Media Industry Group, Jess is known for his creative deal-making skills and is a trusted advisor in many cutting-edge deals in the entertainment and media space.

Jess represents entertainment, media, and tech companies in mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; and licensing, distribution, venture capital, and private equity transactions. Through this work, he has developed a significant practice representing leading music artists, film and television talent and producers, fashion designers, celebrities, and athletes in licensing, endorsement, production, and content deals.


  • 哈佛法学院, 法学博士
  • Columbia College, A.B.

  • 纽约

  • American Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association