Jessica Liu is an associate at the firm's Pittsburgh office, where she is a member of the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation practice group. Jessica has experience advising on ERISA and tax compliance issues with regard to the design, drafting, and administration of tax-qualified and non-qualified employee benefits plans. Jessica is also a member of the Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions and Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice groups.
Previously, Jessica was a summer associate in the firm's Pittsburgh office in 2018 and 2019, where she worked in a variety of practice areas including complex, commercial litigation, insurance coverage, and mass tort and product liability. While in law school, Jessica was a student-attorney at the University of Pittsburgh Immigration Law Clinic. In this position, she represented a client in an asylum trial before the Immigration Court, which involved preparing witnesses for questioning, putting together trial materials and statements, and strategizing on legal arguments and evidentiary matters. She also interviewed and advised immigration clients, researched country conditions and immigration law, drafted affidavits and motions, and prepared immigration applications and supplementary evidence.
- Member, K&L Gates Pittsburgh Diversity Committee
- Vice-Chair, K&L Gates Pittsburgh LGBT ERG
- Member, Allegheny County Bar Association