Jessica Pan is a Corporate & Securities counsel in Mayer Brown's Chicago office.  A member of the firm's Fund Formation & Investment Management group, Jessica represents private investment fund sponsors in the formation, marketing and operation of private investment funds and related activities.

Prior to joining Mayer Brown, Jessica was a corporate associate at Proskauer Rose LLP in New York and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Palo Alto where she represented private investment fund sponsors in structuring and negotiating the terms of US and offshore private investment vehicles and related portfolio investments.  She also represented public and private companies and investment banks in capital markets transactions. 

Prior to law school, Jessica was an auditor at KPMG in Shanghai, China.

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin


Vanderbilt University Law School, JD

Peking University, BS


  • California
  • New York
  • Not admitted in Illinois. Practicing under the supervision of firm principals.
  • “Rising Stars,” New York Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • “Top 50 Women,” New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Ones to Watch,” Best Lawyers, 2021