Jessica Verran-Lingard, JD/MBA ’15
Jessica is Associate Principal Counsel of Technology at Lucasfilm. Prior to Lucasfilm, Jessica was an Associate at Gunderson Dettmer, where her primary focus was in corporate partnering, strategic alliances, technology protection, licensing and commercialization of IP and technology assets for emerging companies within the entertainment and technology sector. Prior to Gunderson, Jessica was an Associate at Jackson Walker LLP.
Jessica graduated from Stanford Law School and the Stanford Graduate School of Business with a JD/MBA in 2015. While at Stanford, she served as President of the Black Graduate Students Association, Producer of the Law School Musical, and held a lead role in the GSB Show. She was also a Senior Editor for the Stanford Law Review and Development Editor for the Stanford Law and Policy Review. In 2010, she earned her B.A. at Vanderbilt University, double majoring in Mathematics and Political Science.
In addition to her role with the SLS BAA, Jessica currently serves on the Board of Directors for the GSB Alumni Association, as a Board Member for the GSB Black Alumni Chapter, and as a GSB Bay Area Recent Alumni Ambassador.