Jessica L. Turko

Counsel - New York

Jessica Turko
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Jessica Turko is a counsel in Foley Hoag's Licensing & Strategic Alliances practice and a Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology Vertical. Jessica’s practice focuses on drafting and negotiating technology license, content license, data license, end user license, strategic collaboration, research, services, supply, distribution and vendor agreements. She advises a wide variety of emerging company and established clients on complex commercial transactions.

Jessica counsels clients on data protection, privacy, consumer protection, copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and marketing and advertising laws, particularly with respect to emerging technologies. Jessica also provides IP-related support in the context of company formations, financings, and mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Foley Hoag, Jessica was the general counsel of a SaaS startup in the visual marketing industry which was acquired by a publicly traded company. She has significant experience advising emerging companies on legal issues related to social media and user-generated content.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001
  • Yale University, B.A., cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996


English, Italian

Representative Experience

  • Represented Endicott Growth Equity Partners, L.P., an investment fund focused exclusively on the information services, data, and analytics sector, in the acquisition of a majority stake and a strategic growth investment in BNamericas.


  • Articles Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology


  • Harvard Law School Women’s Alliance of New York, Member
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), Member
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