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Jess LeDonne

Jess LeDonne

Director, Policy and Legislative Affairs

As our firm’s Director of Policy and Legislative Affairs, Jess is an expert resource on legislative, political, and policy affairs that may impact our clients’ businesses. Jess monitors the ever-changing legislative landscape to ensure our firm and our clients are fully informed via clear, concise, and actionable messaging. Jess received a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and a J.D. from Chapman University School of Law, and she has over 10 years of legal, compliance, tax, and government relations experience. Jess works to mitigate risk, ensuring ongoing informed and strategic consultation across all of our practice areas, and to ensure all new legislative initiatives and related business opportunities are fully maximized.

Jess loves to spend her free time outside with her husband, her two children, and her dog Gipper. She enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, spending the day on Conesus Lake, and cheering on the Fighting Irish!

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member of the Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • Former Secretary on the Board of Directors for the National Employment Opportunity Network


  • JD
  • Trained Alternative Dispute Resolution Mediator

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer and fund-raising specialist with The Peace Center