Jennifer assists her clients with their important corporate transactions and provides comprehensive business solutions, leveraging her international business development background.

Overview

Jennifer strives to be a total solutions provider while focusing on mergers and acquisitions, offerings of equity and debt securities, and corporate and securities law matters. Jennifer represents privately-held and publicly-traded companies in a wide variety of industries including energy, technology, healthcare and life sciences, real estate investment trusts, waste management, and financial services.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Jennifer assessed cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint venture opportunities for an engineering and construction company in South Korea that builds oil and gas plants and other infrastructure around the world. She understands management-side concerns in corporate transactions and knows how to strategize and problem-solve these concerns. Jennifer is bilingual in Korean and English.

During law school, Jennifer was active in several pro bono projects donating over 600 hours of work. She was recognized for her contribution and awarded Pro Bono Award – Law Student Category by Indianapolis Bar Association in 2016, Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence for Pro Bono Service by Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2017 and Outstanding Clinic Student Award by Clinical Legal Education Association in 2017.

Experience

Jennifer has served on transaction teams that represented:

  • Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE) in the acquisition of Petro Waste Environmental
  • Mitsui & Co., Ltd. in the acquisition of a controlling stake in Adelnor
  • Public company buyer in its acquisition of stock in healthcare predictive analytics technology company with major foreign subsidiary and operations
  • Koch Industries, Inc. and its affiliates in various transactions
  • Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (Nasdaq) in the Rule 144A convertible senior notes offering of $500 million and in its public senior notes offering of €600 million
  • Oil and natural gas pipeline company in the Rule 144A senior notes offerings totaling over $1.3 billion
  • Tax preparation company in its public senior notes offering of $650 million
  • Bank holding company in connection with its 9-figure initial public offering
  • Private company buyer in the acquisition of a leading computing systems provider
  • Enhanced Capital Partners, a national investment firm specializing in investments in small and mid-size companies
  • Privately held minerals company seller in its sale
  • Oil and natural gas pipeline company in the formation of a joint venture to develop crude oil pipeline
  • Venture capital firms investing in preferred equity of early-stage companies
  • Multiple public companies regarding general compliance, registration, and reporting under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as well as under state securities laws

News & Insights

Publications

Featured, "Making the Bar Go Round: A Look at Foreign-Born Attorneys in Kansas City," KC Counselor, September 2018

"The Rise of PACS: A New Type of Commitment from the City of Love," Washburn Law Journal, Winter 2017

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

The Missouri Bar

American Bar Association 

Admissions

  • Kansas, 2021
  • Missouri, 2017

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law J.D., 2017

  • Dean's List
  • Dean's Tutorial Society inductee
  • Georgakopoulos Scholarship
  • Non-Resident Merit Award
  • Phi Delta Phi, Legal Honors Fraternity inductee

Columbia University, M.A., International Educational Development, 2007

  • Elizabeth Dockeray Scholarship

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., History and Women’s Studies, 2006

  • Penn History Research Grant for outstanding thesis topic 
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