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Jessica Bigby

Jessica Bigby

Jessica Bigby, ’04, is employed at the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells. As a law student, Bigby assisted with the representation of 17 members of Congress, was the Executive and Submissions Editor of The Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, and served as a peer advisor for evening students.

 Prior to her career in the legal field, Bigby held a variety of program management positions at the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Most recently, she was a Supervisory Program Manager, and managed human resources professionals located throughout the United States. She also served as DIA’s casualty assistance manager, where, in addition to being responsible for all agency casualties across the global enterprise, Bigby developed a training program that is considered to be the model for other intelligence agencies. Bigby has also implemented large systems integrations and business process improvements in the federal government and private sector.

Bigby earned her B.A. in leadership studies with a minor in Spanish from University of Richmond, her M.B.A. from The George Washington University, and her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

In her spare time, she maintains an active pro bono practice and is a mentor with the American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights. She enjoys returning to campus each year to present Jepson’s Servant Leader Award, given in memory of her friend and classmate, Michael Clements, ’04.  Bigby resides in Alexandria, Va.

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