Jessica Eaves Mathews, founder of Leverage Legal Group®, is passionate about pioneering the new business model for accessible legal services to support businesses at every stage of growth.
Jessica Eaves Mathews is America’s Advocate for Women in Business®, an award-winning entrepreneur, intellectual property & business lawyer, best-selling author, sought-after speaker, and leading authority on helping women entrepreneurs and executives step into their power and create a brilliant business, career and life on their own terms.
She is the co-author of the #1 Best Selling book, Wonder Women: How Western Women Will Save the World, has been featured on MSNBC, Oprah Magazine, Forbes.com, NBC, Oxygen, Allure Magazine, and is the Silver Stevie® award winner for Female Entrepreneur of the Year 2012.
Jessica has spent her legal career representing businesses and business owners, from solopreneurs, to mom and pop stores and restaurants, to professional service-providers, to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world. She was the head of litigation and compliance for Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft. She has been there in every phase of the business life cycle from start-up on.
As principal of Eaves Mathews LLC, she advised businesses on a variety of matters, including entity formation, trademark and copyright, IP, Internet Law, contracts.
She serves as virtual General Counsel for small and mid-sized businesses each month, advising them on a myriad of legal issues that arise from daily operations.
Jessica is the founder and CEO of Leverage Legal Group®, the premier, global intellectual property and business law firm for the new economy. Jessica’s team of exceptional, experienced attorneys provide world-class, flat fee trademark research and application services, virtual general counsel and in-sourced legal services to companies of all sizes. The firm’s award-winning, entry-level program, Leverage-a-Lawyer®, provides budget-friendly, flat-fee legal services, information and education for first-time business owners or start ups, who don’t yet have the budget for full-blown legal counsel.
Jessica has continued to get experience “on the other side of the conference table” as an entrepreneur and is the Founder and CEO of several companies, including Grace & Game® and Untoxicating Beauty®. She is an adjunct professor at University of New Mexico Law School, a member of the New Mexico Economic Development Council, co-founder and Chief Legal Officer for The Virtual Accelerator™, a virtual business accelerator for startups, and co-founder of Hautepreneurs™, the Premier Peer Network for New Mexico’s Women Entrepreneurs.
Jessica also provides legal services in art law. Jessica's art law practice provides advice and counseling for private collectors, museums, and galleries on a variety of art transactional issues, including art and cultural object acquisitions, sales, donations and loans. We are the only firm in Washington State offering expertise and legal services dedicated to art transactions and disputes. Jessica has served as an Adjunct Professor of Art and Cultural Heritage Law at Seattle University School of Law.
Jessica is available for keynote speaking engagements and media appearances. For more information, contact email@example.com.
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Jessica confidently analyzes complex legal and factual issues and then makes good strategic decisions. She is an excellent writer. Jessica is also a first-rate human being. Potential clients can be confident that they are making the right choice by engaging her.
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|NM||Authorized to practice law||2013||03/17/2014|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top CEO, Business Services||Albuquerque Business First||2013|
|Bronze Stevie Award, New Company of the Year||American Business Awards||2012|
|Bronze Stevie Award, Company of the Year - Diversified Services||American Business Awards||2012|
|Bronze Stevie, Best New Service - Business-to-Business Services||American Business Awards||2012|
|Leading Moms in Business||StartupNation||2012|
|Bronze Stevie Award- Female Entrepreneur of theYear||Stevie Awards for Women in Business||2012|
|Gold Stevie Award - New Company of the Year||Stevie Awards for Women in Business||2012|
|Washington Law and Politics Rising Star||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2002|
|Washington Law and Politics Rising Star||Washington Law & Politics Magazine||2001|
|Adjunct Professor||University Of New Mexico School Of Law||2013 - Present|
|Founder and CEO||Leverage Legal Group LLC||2011 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor of Art and Cultural Heritage Law||Seattle University School of Law||2008 - 2010|
|Litigation and Compliance Counsel||Vulcan Inc.||2006 - 2008|
|Principal||Eaves Mathews LLC||2004 - 2012|
|VP and General Counsel/Owner||Mathews Contracting LLC||2003 - 2006|
|Professor of Legal Writing||Seattle University School of Law||2001 - 2003|
|Litigation Associate||Yarmuth Wilsdon Calfo PLLC||1998 - 2001|
|Associate||Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C.||1996 - 1998|
|Summer Asso. and Associate||Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC||1994 - 1996|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New Mexico State Bar Association||member||2013 - Present|
|National Association Of Women Business Owners||Member||2012 - Present|
|eWomen Network||Member||2012 - Present|
|85 Broads||member||2011 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section||Member||2006 - Present|
|Association of Corporate Counsel||Member||2006 - Present|
|King County Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Business Law Section||Member||2004 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association, Litigation Section||Member||1995 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Washington State Bar Association||Member||1995 - Present|
|Nathaniel Brown, Trustee v. David Nash, et al.||ongoing|
|Humphrey v. Viacom, Inc., et. al., Case No. 06-2768 (DMC) (D. N.J.).||Motion to Dismiss granted in full|
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|book||Wonder Women: How Western Women Will Save the World||2013|
|Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook (2nd ed. 2002)||"Subpoenas"||2002|
|Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook||Co-Author: Washington Civil Procedure Deskbook, "Consolidation and Separate Trials," (1997).||1997|
|18 Seattle U.L.Rev. 197 (1994).||"A Step in the Right Direction: Washington Passes the Limited Liability Company Act," 18 Seattle U.L.Rev. 197 (1994).||1995|
|Seattle University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|University of New Mexico||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|
|Entrepreneurial Uprising 2014||Your Most Valuable Asset and the 5 Absolutely Critical Steps for a Brand You Can Keep||2014|
|Women Entrepreneurs Rock the World||Are You Risking Your Entire Business? 5 Critical Steps to Avoid a Branding Disaster||2013|
|Inside Edge||Your Most Valuable Asset and the 5 Absolutely Critical Steps for a Brand Worth Millions||2013|
|2013 eWomen Network Conference||Your Most Valuable Asset and the 5 Absolutely Critical Legal Steps for a Brand You Can Keep||2013|
|Get Radical Women's Conference||7 Hidden Legal Disasters in Your Business and Easy Solutions You Can Put In Place Today||2012|
|Guest Lecturer. University of Washington School of Museum Studies and School of Archaeology||Art and Cultural Heritage Law||2009|
|Adjunct Professor -- Art and Cultural Heritage Law||Art and Cultural Heritage law class, Fall semester||2009|
|Host and Presenter, WSBA CLE, "Recent Developments in Art and Cultural Property Law," April 2008.||Art and Cultural Property Law||2008|
|Adjunct Professor -- Art and Cultural Heritage Law class||Art and Cultural Heritage Law||2008|