Education

  • Juris Doctor, University of Houston Law Center, 1999
    • cum laude
  • Masters, Business Administration, University of Houston Graduate School of Business, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, University of Colorado Boulder, 1996
    • cum laude

Jackie has two decades of experience counseling entrepreneurs, companies and investors about corporate transactions and contracts, including organization, mergers and acquisitions, state and federal securities law, private equity, venture capital, financing, restructurings, and other corporate compliance issues and commercial agreements.

She has drafted and negotiated complex agreements, advised boards of directors of both public and private companies and prepared private placement documentation for growing companies. Jackie has represented companies before the SEC and PCAOB and has experience with federal securities litigation.

Jackie has also run two businesses, so she is able to bring this practical business experience to the table when advising clients.

Experience

• Represented The Garmon Corporation dba NaturVet in its $475 million sale to Swedencare.
• Represented C&D Energy Services in its sale to Briarwood Partners.

 

Publications & Presentations

PRESENTATIONS

  • Choice of Entity When Forming a Business
    Hanging Your Shingle Conference |  August 20, 2015
  • Choice of Entity When Forming a Business
    Hanging Your Shingle Conference |  August 14, 2014
  • JOBs Act and the Impact on Our Jobs
    PLUS Southwest Chapter Seminar |  April 16, 2014
  • Choice of Entity When Forming a Business
    Hanging Your Shingle Conference |  August 15, 2013
  • New Rule 506(c): Eliminating the Prohibition Against General Solicitation
    Moye White LLP |  September 2012
  • Choice of Entity for Colorado Law Firms
    Hanging Your Shingle Conference |  August 2012
  • Basics of Securities Law and Private Placement Exemptions—Slightly More than Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Transactional Securities Law (In 60 Minutes or Less)
    Colorado Bar Association |  May 11, 2012
  • Taking Companies Public
    Colorado Bar Association |  November 14, 2011
  • Choice of Entity for Colorado Law Firms
    Hanging Your Shingle Conference |  August 2011
  • Legal Essentials for Start-Ups
    Mile High Business Alliance/Denver Food Lab Entrepreneur Workshop |  April 2011
  • Changes to the Investment Advisers Act and Regulation D
    Colorado Bar Association Dodd-Frank Act Series |  December 15, 2010

PUBLICATIONS

  • Navigating Regulation D Private Offerings: What You Need to Know (Quick Prep)
    Aspatore Books |  2015
  • Effectiveness of JOBs Act Remains To Be Seen
    Law Week Colorado |  March 4, 2013
  • JOBs Act: The On-Ramp to Success or the Road to Nowhere?
    Denver Business Journal |  September 28, 2012
  • Basics of the Attorney-Client Privilege for Directors
    Board Guru
  • Choice of Entity for Colorado Law Firms
    Colorado Bar Association |  August 2012
  • Four Emerging Trends in Securities Litigation
    New Developments in Securities Litigation |  2012
  • Crowdfunding under the JOBs Act
    Colorado Bar Association | May 2012
  • Chapter 2 Overview of Business Entities
    Colorado Business Contracts, A Drafting Guide for Lawyers and Business Owners | 2010
  • No Shirt, No Shoes, No Short Sale-New Rule 10b-21
    Colorado Bar Association | December 2008
  • Will Up the Ladder Leave Attorneys Up a Creek
    Houston Lawyer | May 2003
  • Send Me Your Money: Controlling Terrorism by Restricting Fundraising in the United States
    Houston Journal of International Law | 1999
  • Arthur Andersen v. Perry Equip. Corp: A New Restriction on Fee Shifting Under the DTPA
    1 J. Tx. Consumer L. 321 | 1997

Professional Activities

  • Co-Chair of Finance & Policy Committee, 2009 Downtown Denver Partnership Leadership Program
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Edge Old Time Hockey League
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Former Chair of Fundraising Committee, Sportswomen of Colorado
  • Former Member of the Board of Directors, Denver Pet Partners