Simmons, Jenelle M.

Jenelle M. Simmons

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Jennie Simmons focuses her practice on the representation of clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, divestitures, corporate restructurings, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Jennie has represented clients in a wide range of transaction valuations, ranging from $5 million to $2 billion.

Jennie Simmons focuses her practice on the representation of clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, divestitures, corporate restructurings, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Jennie has represented clients in a wide range of transaction valuations, ranging from $5 million to $2 billion.

Among many others, Jennie has been involved in the following transactions:

  • NextEra Energy Partners LP in its acquisition of Meade Pipeline Co LLC, and its interest in the Central Penn Line, in a transaction valued at approximately $1.37 billion
  • White Deer Energy LP in several transactions, including a newly formed entity in the purchase of TorcSill Foundations, LLC, a portfolio company of Intervale Capital, LLC
  • Refuel Operating Company, LLC, in its acquisition of the convenience retailing, petroleum marketing and quick-service restaurant assets of Double Quick, Inc.
  • AMP Americas II, LLC, in a $75 million investment for new dairy RNG projects led by EIV Capital and existing AMP investors
  • Amp Americas in the sale of its 20 ampCNG fueling stations to American Natural Gas LLC for $41 million
  • Nuevo Midstream Dos, LLC, in a definitive agreement with an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners to purchase Republic Midstream, LLC
  • Gyrodata, Incorporated, in the sale of its directional drilling business to Intrepid Drilling Specialists, Limited
  • Global Energy Capital in numerous investments and acquisitions
  • The management team of Trace Midstream in its combination with Gemini Midstream
  • Symrise AG in the investment in and creation of a strategic partnership with Califormulations, LLC, a unique platform designed to deliver end-to-end beverage innovation to consumer packaged goods companies and their brands
  • Sentry Energy Solutions, a premier provider of safety and environmental services, in the acquisition of Himarc Environmental Solutions
  • Coastal Flow Measurement, Inc., in the company’s sale to Quorum Software, a Thoma Bravo portfolio company
  • Flow Management Devices, LLC (Flow MD), in connection with Flow MD entering into a definitive agreement to be acquired by IDEX Corporation
  • Intrepid Investment Management, LLC, the investing platform of Intrepid Financial Partners, in its investment in Rio Grande E&P, LLC
  • Saddle Butte Pipeline II, LLC, in the sale of certain of Saddle Butte’s midstream subsidiaries to Black Diamond Gathering LLC
  • NextEra Energy Partners LP in its announced $2 billion acquisition of a Texas-Mexico pipeline
  • A private equity fund in the $155 million sale of its portfolio company involved in providing environmental and industrial cleaning solutions to downstream and midstream companies
  • A private equity fund’s investment up to $40 million in a frac sand and mining operation
  • A private equity fund in the $100 million sale of its portfolio company involved in the wireless telecommunications business
  • A private company in the approximately $45 million sale of its agricultural business
  • A publicly traded corporation in the $46 million purchase of certain assets of a business involved in manufacturing and marketing pelletizer and pulverizer machinery and the related acquisition of the seller’s German, Chinese and Taiwanese subsidiaries
  • A private equity fund in its $14 million acquisition of a company involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of digital video and photographic technology and equipment
  • Various private equity funds in other acquisitions and dispositions
  • Various family offices in general corporate matters and certain investments, including a biopharmaceutical company based in Paris focused on the development of innovative immunotherapy approaches to treat cancer
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Education
  • J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 2012
    Dean's Achievement Scholarship
    College of Law's Dean's List
    Arizona Journal of Environmental Law and Policy
  • B.A., History, cum laude, Davidson College, 2007
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, Top Rising Stars, The Deal (2021)
    • Named, On the Rise Honoree, Texas Lawyer (2020)