Jessica T. Ornsby, Esq.
District of Columbia, 2016
District of Columbia Bar Association
Rockville City Council, Landlord Tenant Commission
Georgetown University Law Center 2014, L.L.M.
Georgetown University Law Center 2014, J.D.
University of Tennessee 2011, B.M.
Jessica is a Washington, D.C. native committed to serving her community through her legal practice and philanthropy. Jessica advises clients in a variety of matters, and strives to accomplish her clients’ goals through proactive and creative problem-solving. Jessica prides herself on being a responsive and effective advocate for each of her clients.
Previously, Jessica worked as a tax associate at a large law firm based in Washington, D.C., where she litigated complex tax matters and advised large companies on the tax implications of various transactions. Jessica also litigated family law matters on a pro bono basis at her prior firm.
During law school, Jessica gained valuable experience as a law clerk at the United States Department of Labor where she issued opinions related to EEOC claims. At the United States Department of Justice, Jessica served as a legal intern within the Civil Frauds division, litigating multi-million dollar whistleblower claims. At the Eastern District of Virginia, Jessica served as a summer law clerk for the Honorable Anthony J. Trenga, drafting opinions on a variety of cases before the court.
In addition to her legal work, Jessica serves as a tenant advocate for Rockville City Council’s Landlord Tenant Commission. Jessica also participates in various pro bono clinics, and is an active member at her church in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Jessica is a worship leader at two churches within the Metropolitan area, and co-chair of a young adult bible study group. When she’s not interfacing with clients or volunteering, Jessica spends as much time as she can exploring and travelling.