Jessica Livingston serves as Partner of the Firm and leads the Firm’s Florida office. Jessica represents clients in cases including general counsel, civil litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and transactional matters in the global financial, Fintech, debt relief, and emerging digital currency sectors.
Jessica is an accomplished lawyer with significant litigation and transactional experience. She advises law firms, debt reliefcompanies, marketing companies, legal plan providers, insurance companies, and other financial services and technology companies on a wide variety of regulatory and transactional matters, offering a unique perspective as a former civil litigator.
Jessica does a significant amount of work in the debt relief space, especially for clients with active businesses who assist consumers with debt relief services. Jessica advises clients regarding litigation brought under the TCPA and FCRA, including state-side actions, as well as transactional matters involving federal regulations such as the FCRA. Jessica also assists her clients in navigating state and federal regulatory inquiries and enforcement matters.
Prior to joining Shipkevich, Jessica handled a broad range of complex litigation matters, including taking cases to trial. Jessica’s legal career has also taken her to the appellate level, including successfully winning an international child abduction case on appeal in Florida. Jessica served in an important case involving international child abduction in the published opinion, De Carvalho v. Pereira, 308 So.3d 1078 (Fla. App. 2020).
Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering, exercising, and trying new restaurants.
Jessica grew up in Florida, where she now lives with her two sons, Jaden and Jordan. Jessica was in her third trimester with her firstborn, Jaden, when she sat for the Florida Bar Exam.