Jessica Nyman's practice focuses on communications regulatory, litigation and transactional matters.

Jessica has represented clients in a wide array of regulatory and litigation matters before the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Labor, the Copyright Royalty Board, and state and federal courts. She has also represented clients in a variety of transactional matters, including retransmission consent negotiations, mergers and acquisitions, and information technology outsourcing transactions. In addition, Jessica is a regular contributor to, Pillsbury's one-stop resource center covering a wide array of communications law matters.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a national broadcast media company with respect to regulatory matters in $4.6 billion merger.
  • Represented a global industrial manufacturer in an employment matter before the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Ongoing representation of copyright claimants in royalty distribution proceedings before the Copyright Royalty Board.

Professional Highlights

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Chambers USA – Up and Coming (2024)
  • Recognized by Legal 500 U.S., Rising Star (2023-2024)
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers (published by BL Rankings LLC) Ones to Watch, Communications Law (2022 – 2024)

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  • Super Lawyers, Washington, DC, Rising Star (2018)
  • 2017 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, High Honors


  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2014
    Order of the Coif, magna cum laude

    B.A., University of Texas, 2007


  • Maryland

    District of Columbia