JESSICA BLACK LIVINGSTON has a passion for helping clients avoid risk, understand litigation, and navigate disputes. As a commercial, appellate, and energy and natural resources litigator, Jessica offers clients a comprehensive approach, analyzing challenges from a judicial, business, and industry perspective. With an instinct for proactive resolution, she helps clients address contentious matters before they become actual disputes. Serving on the mining leadership team for the global Energy and Natural Resources group, Jessica counsels mining, energy, and oil and gas clients on environmental regulations, citizen-suit disputes, cybersecurity risks and threat responses, business integrity, corporate social responsibility, sustainability concerns, and general litigation matters. Her diverse experience includes representing mining clients in federal and state courts on matters in the Rocky Mountain region and throughout the United States. In her general commercial practice, Jessica advises on the full range of business-to-business disputes. She also works with technology clients, advising on intellectual property matters, including trade-secret, privacy, and data-security disputes. Regarded for her bright, even-tempered, and persuasive demeanor, Jessica provides tailored solutions that meet the unique needs of her clients' businesses. As a former clerk for the Honorable Neil M. Gorsuch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in Denver (now associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court), Jessica offers keen insight to the appellate arena. On matters of national importance, she helps clients make their voices heard in order to impact judicial decision-making. Before the Supreme Court, 10th Circuit, Colorado Supreme Court, and Colorado Court of Appeals she has filed amicus curiae briefs on behalf of clients on a wide range of matters, from gay marriage to health care and tax policy to First Amendment rights.