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Jessica Dempsey

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Jessica Dempsey

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Practice Areas:

  • Franchise Law
  • Commercial Leases
  • Business Acquisition


Jessica is a cum laude graduate of Widener University School of Law. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in History and graduated cum laude. Jessica is licensed in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Jessica started her legal career as a clerk for The Honorable Allan L. Tereshko in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas. Following her clerkship, she gained extensive experience in transactional matters, primarily in the areas of finance and real estate. She concentrates her practice in franchising and lease negotiations.

Jessica lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Ryan and their sons, John and Evan, and enjoys exploring the city, spending time with her family and cooking.


  • Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, Delaware
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Past Positions

  • The Honorable Allan L. Tereshko, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, Clerk


  • English

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney