The Honorable Jessica Haire
|Address:||44 Calvert Street, 1st Floor Annapolis, MD 21401|
|Annapolis Office:||(410) 222-1401|
|Legislative Assistant:||Matthew Pipkin|
|* Serving first term that expires 12/2022|
|** Communications with the County Council office, County Council Member or Legislative Assistant become part of the public domain and may be subject to disclosure under the Maryland Public Information Act or the Anne Arundel County Charter.|
Jessica Haire, Councilman for District 7, is serving her first term on the County Council. Born on Pease Air Force Base in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Jessica attended George Washington University for college and received a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, graduating first in her class of civil engineers.
After graduation, Jessica worked as a project engineer, completing storm water and sanitary sewer design, grading plans, erosion and sediment control plans and pavement design. She spent time in the field as a resident engineer solving on-site construction difficulties resulting from differing site conditions and other unforeseen conditions.
From there, Jessica attended a dual degree program at American University, where she received a law degree and a master's degree. After receiving her law degree in 2011, Jessica spent eight (8) years as a Government Contracts Litigation Attorney at Fox Rothschild LLP's Washington, DC office. She is now a Partner in Thompson Hine, LLP's Government Contracts Group.
Jessica is also active in the community as a volunteer with the Court Appointed Special Advocates in Anne Arundel County (CASA for children). She served as the Maryland State Republican Party legal counsel and in that capacity has had the opportunity to defend Governor Hogan's right of appointment at Court of Appeals in Maryland. Fuller v. Republican Central Committee of Carroll County, 444 Md. 613 (2015). Prior to the election, Jessica also served as a commissioner on the Anne Arundel County Commission for Women. She lives in Edgewater with her husband and their children.