Tessa K. Jacob
Tessa is partner at Husch Blackwell and is the co-founder and co-chair of the firm’s eDiscovery Solutions group. A practicing attorney for 26 years, Tessa has a strong understanding of the legal, technical, and strategic aspects of eDiscovery and has served as lead eDiscovery counsel in numerous class actions and has led eDiscovery efforts for numerous companies. She has vast experience with large volume litigation as well tremendous knowledge and experience using data mining tools and technology assisted review. She frequently speaks on issues related to eDiscovery and is on the advisory boards for National eDiscovery Leadership Institute, Arkfeld-ASU eDiscovery Conference, and the University of Florida eDiscovery Conference, and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law. Tessa also serves on Husch Blackwell’s Executive Recruiting Committee (KC), the Diversity Committee, and Chairs the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee.