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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, 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.

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’s practice is national in scope and she has advised clients across a variety of industries, including professional services, energy, telecommunications, health care, pharmaceutical, online retail, manufacturing, construction, technology, infrastructure, and consumer products.  She has provided representation for transactions with dollar values ranging from five million to one billion and each client receives Jessica’s full attention and superior responsiveness.

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 partners with executive teams to gain an in-depth understanding of each client’s business activities and objectives to provide efficient, client-centered advice and counsel.

  • Buy-side lead deal counsel for Cavco Industries, Inc. in its $153 million acquisition of Commodore Corporation.
  • Sell-side lead deal counsel for a nationwide telecommunications infrastructure maintenance, repair, and engineering company.
  • Buy-side lead deal counsel for a New York based private equity find for its renewable energy platform investment strategy.
  • Buy and sell-side lead deal counsel for a Los Angeles private equity fund on its online retail platform investment strategy and buy-side counsel for its global project management platform investment strategy.
  • Buy-side lead deal counsel for a Los Angeles private equity fund for its professional services platform investment strategy