Lecturer on Law
Jessica Fjeld is a Lecturer on Law and a Clinical Instructor in the Cyberlaw Clinic at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. Her legal practice touches on diverse areas including intellectual property, media and entertainment (particularly public media), and freedom of expression, with a growing emphasis on the legal issues surrounding both digital archives and AI-generated art. Before joining the Clinic, Jessica worked in Business & Legal Affairs for WGBH Educational Foundation, where she advised on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting along with numerous WGBH productions. She began her legal career as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP focused in corporate transactions. She holds a JD from Columbia Law School, where she was a James Kent Scholar and Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and the Arts; an MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts; and a BA from Columbia University.