Jenelle Simmons

Jenelle M. Simmons


Associate

 

Overview

Jennie Simmons is an associate in the Houston office of Locke Lord LLP where she practices corporate law. Jennie 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.

Representative Experience

  • Assisted in the representation of Saddle Butte Pipeline II, LLC in the sale of certain of Saddle Butte’s midstream subsidiaries to Black Diamond Gathering LLC
  • Lead associate in the representation of a publicly traded limited partnership in the $2 billion acquisition of a Texas-Mexico pipeline
  • Lead associate in the representation of 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
  • Lead associate in the representation of a private equity fund’s investment up to $40 million in a frac sand and mining operation
  • Lead associate in the representation of various private equity funds in various recent acquisitions and dispositions ranging from approximately $5 million to $65 million including acquisitions and dispositions of oil and gas services businesses, limestone quarries, aviation operations and event planning
  • Lead associate in the representation of a private equity fund in the $100 million sale of its portfolio company involved in the wireless telecommunications business
  • Assisted in the representation of a private company in the approximately $45 million sale of its agricultural business
  • Assisted in the representation of 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
  • Assisted in the representation of 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
  • Assisted in the representation of a family office in certain investments, including a biopharmaceutical company based in Paris focused on the development of innovative immunotherapy approaches to treat cancer

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation