Jessica counsels energy clients on a wide range of transactions in the energy industry.

She focuses her practice on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, project development, financing and general corporate matters for clients in the energy and infrastructure sectors. 

Jessica earned her JD with honors from the University of Texas School of Law and dual BA degrees in International Studies and Chinese from the University of Mississippi. While in law school, Jessica served as Managing Editor of the Texas Journal of Oil, Gas, and Energy Law.

Jessica speaks English and Mandarin.

  • Represented a private equity-backed Texas oil and gas company in an acquisition and acreage exchange for an operated interest in the Permian Basin. 

    Represented the owner of deep-water access marine liquids terminals serving oil and gas refiners, chemical manufacturers and traders, as the borrower of a $50 million senior secured term loan facility and a $30 million revolving capital expenditures facility.

    Represented a Texas-based company in the sale of 80% of its equity to a Japanese supplier of TFE fluoropolymer-lined chemical storage and transportation vessels serving the oil and gas industry.

    Represented issuers and underwriters in a variety of public and private offerings of high-yield and investment-grade debt and equity securities in the energy and real estate industries.

    Successfully represented a Honduran unaccompanied minor in her affirmative application for asylum in the United States.

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