Jessie practices corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on power, oil and gas and infrastructure transactions. She has experience assisting clients on a broad range of commercial projects and transactions, including general corporate and commercial matters, project development, internal reorganizations, asset acquisitions and dispositions, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Jessie’s related experience includes drafting and analyzing corporate, transactional and project agreements, and conducting corporate due diligence, such as title review of subsurface mineral leases and review of minute books.
Prior to joining Torys, Jessie articled with another national law firm and worked for a diversified, Canadian-based, international group of companies, providing corporate governance advice and corporate secretarial assistance to the subsidiaries of three TSX-listed issuers.
Staying active in the community is very important to Jessie. She currently serves on the board of directors of the Canadian Club of Calgary and is a Member-at-Large of the Insolvency Subsection Executive of the Canadian Bar Association. Before starting her legal career, Jessie volunteered at the YMCA and food-bank, non-profit, charitable organizations, helping vulnerable Canadians.
Memberships and Affiliations
- The Law Society of Alberta
- Canadian Bar Association
- Calgary Bar Association
- Association of Women Lawyers
- Canadian Club of Calgary
- International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation