Jenna has a track record of success when it comes to solving legal challenges as she advises her clients through a diverse array of complex business transactions.


Jenna focuses her practice on sophisticated M&A, finance, and commercial transactions. Jenna takes a practical but thorough approach in negotiating and completing deals, and her clients trust her to execute on their business and legal objectives.

Jenna has extensive experience advising clients in acquisitions and divestitures, with varying structures and across multiple industries. She advises clients with a goal of expanding their platforms and offerings on strategic acquisitions, as well as clients looking to focus their operations on exits and divestitures, including carveout transactions. In addition, Jenna counsels a number of clients on strategic joint ventures and partnerships, as well as privately-held business in an outside general counsel role on general corporate and succession planning matters.

Jenna also regularly represents financial institutions, including Farm Credit System lenders, commercial banks and leasing companies, as well as borrowers on all types of financings, including asset-based, working capital, construction and real estate loans and equipment and facility lease transactions.


Representative M&A Experience

  • Represented a public company in the chemical distribution industry on multiple strategic carveout divestitures to private equity and strategic buyers through auction processes totaling over $500 million in value, as well as on corporate restructuring following a multi-billion-dollar strategic acquisition
  • Represented a supplier in the agricultural industry on multiple strategic acquisitions and joint ventures across the U.S. in connection with its growth strategy, as well as carveout divestitures to private equity companies, totaling over $500 million in value
  • Represented a distributor in the sign and graphics industry on multiple strategic acquisitions, totaling over $75 million in value
  • Represented numerous businesses, including developers, retailers, tech and software companies, on sales of their companies to private equity and strategic buyers, including through auction processes, totaling over $1 billion in value  

Representative Commercial Lending and Leasing Experience

  • Represented Administrative Agents in multiple syndicated and hybrid transactions, including a $276 million construction loan and working capital facility and a $181 million construction loan and working capital facility to commodity processors and a $200 million syndicated loan to an agricultural producer
  • Represented Cooperative Banks and Farm Credit Lenders in multiple bilateral transactions and club deals, including a $276 million construction and working capital loan to a commodity processor and a $400 million revolving facility to an agricultural input supplier
  • Represented the Collateral Agent on a $37 million revolving facility secured by agricultural real estate
  • Represented a REIT Borrower in a $116 million loan facility and a $55 million term, each secured by agricultural real estate
  • Represented a leasing company on multiple equipment and facility lease transactions totaling over $100 million in value

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Recognized with the John R. Essner Young Lawyer Award for Pro Bono Work by Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

Named to the 2021-2024 Best Lawyers in America© "Ones to Watch" list

Selected for inclusion on Kansas & Missouri Super Lawyers Rising Star List, 2020

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Board Member, CASA of St. Louis Young Professionals Board

Volunteer Attorney, Legal Services of Eastern Missouri

The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis


  • Missouri, 2015
  • Illinois, 2016


St. Louis University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2015

  • St. Louis University Law Journal, Managing Editor
  • Order of the Woolsack
  • Valedictorian
  • 1843 Scholarship

Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville, B.S. and B.A., summa cum laude, 2012

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