Jessica Taylor O’Mary

Board Member

Jessica Taylor O’Mary, a partner at Ropes & Gray LLP, joined the SCO Board of Directors in December, 2014. Jessica is a member of the QI and Risk Management and Development/Communications committees.

Jessica, who was named one of Institutional Investor’s “2014 Hedge Fund Rising Stars,” joined Ropes & Gray in 2003 and was promoted to Partner in 2012. She specializes in fund formation and regulatory advice to hedge fund and private equity fund sponsors; and advises clients on operational, regulatory, legal and business issues, as well as contract negotiations with service providers and limited partners. She also is one of two partners who oversee the firm’s private investment funds training program.  She has been recognized with several awards, including IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms – Rising Star (2014) and New York Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2013). She graduated cum laude from Harvard with an AB in Environmental Science and Public Policy, and she holds a JD, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she was Editor in Chief of the Boston College Law Review and President of the International Law Society.


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