Jamie Hurewitz is a legal executive residing outside of Minneapolis, with 15+ years of in house legal experience advising companies large and small, in various industries such as banking, medical device, and DevOps, on commercial licensing, intellectual property, employment issues, corporate matters, securities, and compliance. Most recently she has been advising early stage technology companies and building out the legal and compliance infrastructures for growth-stage startups. Jamie is currently the Head of Legal of Mattermost, Inc., developer of an open source collaboration, file sharing and messaging tool. As the Head of Legal, and Mattermost’s first internal legal hire, Jamie is responsible for supporting all of the legal needs of the fully distributed organization which is headquartered out of San Jose.
Jamie earned a joint J.D./M.B.A. from Hamline University School of Law and the University of St. Thomas. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Commerce from DePaul University, majoring in Business Administration. Jamie is currently attending the Georgetown University Law Center, where she is pursuing an executive LLM in Securities and Financial Regulations.
Over the past several years Jamie has become a passionate advocate and influencer in the space of global expansion and support of distributed, remote workforces. She has the experience of rapid scaling and expansion of hundreds of employees in over 60+ countries. She began a personal ListServ for in house attorneys supporting companies with distributed workforces so they could help support each other with unique issues that arise where there are no other precedences or clear answers in the laws or legal practice.
Outside her career, Jamie enjoys attending Broadway plays, traveling and spending time with her family.
Digital transformation is disrupting every industry, including energy, financial services, healthcare, transportation, real estate, and hospitality. This trend has major implications for the practice of law whether in the court room, in-house or in l...