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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 2002
    • B.A., University of Missouri, 1999

As a shareholder in the Corporate and Transactional practice, clients rely on Jessica’s full range of corporate and transactional experience, including:

  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Portfolio Company Management
  • Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures
  • Going Private Transactions
  • Distressed Businesses

Jessica has extensive experience as lead deal counsel advising private equity funds, family offices and public and private companies throughout the life cycle of the investment process. Jessica has advised clients on transactions in a variety of industries, including technology, infrastructure, healthcare, online retail, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and consumer products.  

Jessica also serves as outside counsel to companies advising on complex commercial transactions and managing the legal issues that arise from a company’s day-to-day operations. Jessica gains an in-depth understanding of each client’s business activities and objectives to provide efficient, client-centered advice and counsel.  

  • Lead M&A counsel for several middle market private equity funds located in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles
  • Outside general counsel to numerous privately held companies across a broad range of industries
  • Lead counsel for private borrowers in the middle market for senior and mezzanine financing facilities and companies.