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Jessica A. Pingleton

Associate
+1.503.226.5763
Fax +1.503.248.9085
Jessica’s practice includes a broad range of business, corporate, and real estate matters, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, private financing, and commercial leasing. She advises emerging and growing companies with respect to choice of entity, business formation, strategic planning and growth, commercial contracting and licensing, private financing, and regulatory compliance. She also drafts and negotiates commercial lease agreements, and navigates clients through commercial and residential purchase and sale transactions from contract to closing.

Ms. Pingleton meets every project with the same attention to detail, always mindful of the client’s interests and budget. She prides herself in her efficiency, responsiveness, and timeliness. Her representative experience spans a diverse array of industries, including construction, telecom, technology, waste disposal, restaurant, craft beer, and tobacco.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Pingleton served as an associate at a Colorado law firm, where she was engaged in corporate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, and restructurings, with a focus on selling parties’ representations. She also has experience in corporate governance and formation, commercial leases, and conducting title review and negotiation of buy-sell agreements for real property.

Achievements

  • Member, Colorado Bar Association (2016 - Present)
  • Member, Boulder Bar Association (2016 - Present)
  • Member, Colorado Women’s Bar Association (2016 - Present)

Speaking Engagements

Presentations
  • “Entity Formation: Legal Considerations in Forming a Business,” Presentation at Mi Casa Resource Center, Business Success Training Program, Denver, Colorado (March 2016). 
Publications
  • Comment: Finding Safe Harbor: Eliminating the Gap in Colorado’s Human Trafficking Laws, 87 U. Colo. L. Rev. 257 (2015). Available on Westlaw and LexisNexis.
M&A
  • Represented a Colorado-based waste and recycling corporation in a merger involving the sale of its shareholders’ stock to a competitor
  • Represented a Colorado-based brewery and taphouse in the sale of its members’ equity interests to a Spanish brewer
  • Represented a Colorado-based parts manufacturer in the sale of its shareholders’ stock to a competitor
  • Represented a Colorado-based insurance company in the sale of its assets to a competitor
  • Represented a Colorado-based packing, packaging, and shipping company in the sale of its assets to a competitor
  • Represented a corporation incorporated under the laws of Switzerland regarding the sale of its assets related to a video on demand service to a private equity fund
  • Represented a Colorado-based technology company regarding the sale of its members’ equity interests to a venture capitalist firm
  • Represented a large format digital print company in its acquisition of a Florida printing and multimedia company
  • Represented a closely held private equity fund in its acquisition of a mobile home supply company in Arizona
  • Represented a Colorado outdoor company in its acquisition of a competitor. 
  • Represented a restaurant holding company in its acquisition of the assets of a restaurant 
  • Represented a construction and engineering company in its acquisition of a competing construction company.
  • Represented a construction and engineering company in its acquisition of a telecom company.
  • Represented a construction and engineering company in its acquisition of a utility company.
  • Represented a construction and engineering company in its acquisition of a competing engineering company.
  • Represented a closely held private equity fund in its acquisition of a chain of hair salons.
Private Equity
  • Represented an online vinyl record subscription service in its Series A financing.
  • Represented a technology company in its Series A and Series A-1 financing.
  • Represented a technology company with an energy auditing application and cloud-based platform in its Series 1 and 2 convertible debt financing.
  • Represented a biotechnology company in its convertible debt financing.