Jennifer Smith


Jennifer focuses her practice on complex mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and corporate finance (for both issuers and investors) as well as general corporate governance matters within the entertainment, hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare and energy industries. She has broad experience representing a variety of clients from private equity groups to global oil and gas companies to healthcare providers. Her practice also includes reorganizations, recapitalizations and general outside counsel representation.

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude.

Bachelor of Healthcare Administration, Texas State University.

State Bar of Texas

Represented private investors on investments in growth equity, venture capital and special debt funds and direct investments in growth companies.

Represent cosmetics company in Series A financing.

Represented client in the refinancing of credit facilities in connection with client’s anticipated strategic acquisitions.

Represented private equity sponsor in the divestiture of collection service portfolio company to a public strategic buyer.

Represented private equity sponsor in acquisition of a web-based software platform provider and in all aspects of the relate equity and debt financings.

Represented private equity sponsor in the stock acquisition of an aftermarket parts manufacturer and distributor.

Represented portfolio company in multiple additional tuck-in acquisitions of strategic targets, including European targets.

Represented owners of online employee discount and benefit platform company in its reorganization and subsequent stock sale to a private equity group.

Represented members of parent holding company of multiple nursing home facilities in equity sale to strategic buyer.

Represented founders in the equity sale of title company to a strategic buyer.

Represented restaurant and hotel developer in equity offering and issuance.

Represented hotel in the sale of substantially all of its assets, business operations and real property to a private equity group.

Represented global energy company in acquisitions and divestitures of $5.5B, $3.1B, $1.39B $240M, and $140M in Gulf of Mexico and Permian Basin assets, asset exchanges, development agreements and operating agreements.

Represented oilfield services company in the sale of a saltwater disposal well to a private equity group.

Represented private equity group in sale of portfolio chemical manufacturing company.

Represented private equity investors in equity raise, financing and acquisition of target hydro-excavation service company.