Jackie specializes in advising startups, entrepreneurs and emerging companies in formation, investment, M&A and general business matters throughout their lifecycles.
Prior to joining Accelerate Legal, Jackie worked for a startup in San Francisco where she split her time working in business development and the legal department gaining experience in the day-to-day issues that a startup can face.
Jackie received her M.B.A. and J.D. (cum laude) from the University of San Francisco, where she was a Managing Editor of the U.S.F. Intellectual Property Law Bulletin. She was awarded a CALI award for Excellence in Intellectual Property Seminar. She received a B.A. in Global Studies and French from University of California Santa Barbara.
Jackie is a resident of the Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco. When she is not working she is swimming, hiking, rock-climbing or enjoying time with friends and family.