Jennifer drives complex finance structures and advises on corporate governance and regulatory issues. A skilled negotiator, she advances business objectives while remaining compliant with ever-evolving regulatory law.

Overview

Jennifer has extensive experience representing issuers and investors in structured financial transactions. With a comprehensive list of corporate financings to her credit, she handles mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and private placements. She represents publicly-traded and privately-held companies, and counsels borrowers in secured and unsecured credit facilities.

Well-versed in corporate compliance matters, Jennifer advises publicly-held companies on corporate governance and federal securities law compliance, including securities exchanges such as NASDAQ and NYSE. She navigates the challenges of corporate finance for companies spanning a wide range of industries that include retail, food service, water resources, construction, public utilities, real estate finance, commodity trading and merchandising.

Experience

Recent areas of focus include a strategic acquisitions project totaling $200 million, numerous private placements of senior unsecured and convertible notes in excess of $740 million and representation of a REIT in a $1.3 billion credit facility.

During law school, Jennifer was a staff writer for the Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, looking beyond legal rights to explore how issues of diversity and inclusion delineate the boundaries of justice.

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Speaking Engagements

Professional & Civic Activities

Professional & Civic Activities

American Bar Association

The Missouri Bar

Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association

Practices & Industries

Admissions

  • Missouri, 2009
  • Kansas, 2010

Education

University of Iowa, J.D., 2009

  • Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Staff Writer

Oberlin College, B.A., Biology, 2003

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