Washington University School of Law,
J.D., cum laude, 2017
Saint Louis University,
B.A., magna cum laude, 2014
Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society
Listed in "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" (by BL Rankings) for Corporate Law in St. Louis, Missouri, 2022-2024
Missouri Lawyers Weekly 2022 Up & Coming Lawyer
Thomas F. Eagleton Scholarship Recipient, 2014-2015
Thompson Coburn LLP
Summer Associate, 2015-2016
United States District Court of Eastern Missouri
Judicial Extern for Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker, August-November 2015
Board of Directors, Pride St. Louis, 2015-2017; Vice President, 2018-Present
President, Washington University's Pride Alumni Network, 2017-2019
Volunteer Mediator, St. Louis Better Business Bureau, 2013
Instructor, Saint Louis University
Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, Fall 2022
Instructor, Washington University in St. Louis
Gender, & Justice, Spring 2017
Jesse represents and leads clients through sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, equity financing transactions, and securities offerings. He also assists in matters related to corporate governance and counsels clients in general business matters.
Jesse has experience in all components of merger and acquisition transactions, including the acquisition and disposition of stock and assets, and regularly leads the process from initial negotiations to successful closings. His public and private company clients represent a diverse set of industries, from manufacturing to information technology.
As a member of Thompson Coburn's Sweepstakes Law Group, Jesse also advises clients on regulatory issues and proceedings related to sweepstakes, gaming and other corporate promotions and drafts official rules for the same.
Jesse received his J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as the co-president of OUTLaw, the law school's LGBTQ+ affinity group. Both during and after law school, Jesse has instructed undergraduate classes at Washington University in St. Louis and Saint Louis University. He also served as a clerkship extern during law school with Magistrate Judge Nannette A. Baker in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri.
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