Jessica Lee, JD

Center for WorkLife Law, UC College of the Law San Francisco

Jessica Lee is the Senior Staff Attorney at the University of California College of the Law, San Francisco’s Center for WorkLife Law, and Director of the Center’s Pregnant Scholar Initiative. Ms. Lee’s research and advocacy advances gender and racial equity in the workplace and in education, and she is a nationally-recognized expert on the laws at the intersection of employment, education, and maternal and infant health.
Jessica provides partner organizations with know-your-rights training and strategic tools. Model legislation co-drafted by Jessica has been enacted at the federal and state levels, she regularly advises state and local enforcement agencies, and has guided dozens of institutions through drafting and implementing family-responsive policies. Jessica also provides resources and trainings on the legal rights of caregivers–translating complicated legal issues into approachable and useful tools for thousands of non-lawyers.