Jennifer has been with the firm since 1999. Early in her career, Jennifer was deeply involved in the firm’s environmental mass tort litigation. Expanding her practice into the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, Jennifer now operates in a capacity similar to that of in-house counsel for a number of the firm’s natural resource clients.
A partner in the firm, Jennifer is regularly involved in multi-million dollar commercial transactions and litigation. She advises coal industry clients on transactional, business formation, environmental, labor and employment, and other day-to-day operational matters. She spearheads efforts on many of the firm’s largest lease agreements and land acquisitions. Her work also includes coal production, coal sales and transportation agreements, complex acquisition, sale and financing transactions, energy related projects, and representing clients in commercial disputes.
BPI Energy, Inc. v. Colt LLC
We served as lead trial counsel for a mining company defending $395 million claim. After a successful injunction trial, the plaintiff paid the firm’s client $3 million to settle the case.
Tory Burch, LLC
Brian A. Glasser served on the Board of Directors of Tory Burch, LLC as Christopher Burch’s designee during the period of a contentious dispute over investor rights. The case was resolved by agreement.
Foresight Energy Bolt-On Financing
We served as counsel to the issuer in Foresight Energy LLC’s $200 million bolt-on financing.
Foresight Energy Refinancing
We served as counsel in Foresight Energy, LLC’s $690 million refinancing.
We were lead counsel for Colt, LLC’s sale of $255 million in coal reserves.
Macoupin Energy, LLC
We were lead counsel for Macoupin Energy, LLC’s sale/leaseback of $143.7 million in coal reserves.
Adena Minerals, LLC
We were lead counsel for Adena Minerals, LLC’s sale of coal and transportation assets in return for a significant percentage of Natural Resource Partners, LP (NYSE: NRP) and a 22% interest in NRP’s general partner.
Kameron Collieries ULC – Acquisition of Donkin Coal Mine, Nova Scotia, Canada
We served as lead counsel to Kameron Collieries ULC in its acquisition of 100% of the Donkin Project, a large undeveloped coal reserve in the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia, Canada, from Glencore Xstrata, a global mining and trading company based out of Barr, Switzerland and Morien Resources Corporation, a Canadian royalty company.
Anderson v. Elk Run Coal Company, Inc.
We won a six-week jury trial against a Massey Coal subsidiary alleging nuisance from coal preparation plant; total recovery of approximately $2.4 million, plus injunctive relief valued at more than $10 million. The case was featured in National Geographic magazine and other national media outlets.
Kameron Collieries ULC, Acquisition of Donkin Coal Mine, Nova Scotia, Ca
The firm served as lead counsel to Kameron Collieries ULC in its acquisition of 100% of the Donkin Project, a large undeveloped coal reserve in the Cape Breton region of Nova Scotia, Canada, from Glencore Xstrata, a global mining and trading company based out of Barr, Switzerland and Morien Resources Corporation, a Canadian royalty company.
Foresight Reserves, L.P.
The firm served as lead counsel to Foresight Reserves, L.P., in the sale of a non-controlling 50% interest in its subsidiary Foresight Energy L.P. (NYSE: FELP) to Murray Energy Corporation for $1.375 billion.
Foresight Reserves, L.P. Initial Public Offering
The firm served as counsel to Foresight Reserves, L.P., in the $2.4 billion initial public offering of common units of its subsidiary Foresight Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: FELP)
Foresight Energy LLC
The firm was counsel to Foresight Energy LLC in connection with its $1.55 billion refinancing, involving a bond, term loan and revolver combination.
The firm provides legal counsel and advice to the Cline Group, a group of related investment companies based out of Palm Beach, Florida, on contracts, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.
KC Euroholdings S.a.r.l.
The firm served as lead counsel to KC Euroholdings S.a.r.l. in its acquisition of Coalspur Mines Limited, a coal development company with approximately 55,000 hectares of coal leases located in the Hinton region of Alberta, Canada.
Raven Energy Holdings, LLC
The firm was lead counsel to Raven Energy Holdings, LLC in the sale of its subsidiary, Raven Energy, LLC, and the Convent Marine Terminal in Convent, Louisiana to SunCoke Energy Partners, L.P. for total consideration in excess of $412 million.
Raven Energy LLC - Convent Marine Terminal Projects
We were lead counsel for Raven Energy LLC’s acquisition of property and assets comprising the Convent Marine Terminal, a multi-million dollar bulk terminal facility on the Mississippi River near New Orleans, LA.
West Virginia, 1997
Landlord Liability in West Virginia for Criminal Acts on the Premises, 98 W. Va. L. Rev. 659 (1996)
Bowles Rice McDavid Graff & Love, 1998-1999
Schrader, Byrd and Companion, 1997-1998
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1997