Willkie Adds Private Equity Partner Jesse Myers in Houston

New York, NY (January 7, 2021) --- Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP today announced that Jesse P. Myers has joined the Firm as a partner in the Houston office. He joins the Firm’s Corporate & Financial Services Department, focusing on private equity transactions with an emphasis on energy projects.

Mr. Myers focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, and capital markets matters. He regularly represents buyers and sellers in public and private mergers and acquisitions, sponsors and companies in structured joint ventures, and issuers and underwriters in public and private securities offerings.

“Jesse’s versatile transactional experience, client-facing interests and eagerness to collaborate with peers will be a tremendous asset to our energy and private equity clients,” said Bruce C. Herzog, Willkie’s Co-Managing Partner of the Houston office.

“Jesse is a talented attorney with a deep breadth of experience across the energy space. His versatility in private equity, capital markets and energy transition projects in particular complements and further broadens our energy platform,” said Michael Piazza, Co-Managing Partner of the Houston office and Co-Head of Willkie’s energy practice. “We are thrilled to have him join us.”

Mr. Myers joins Willkie from Latham & Watkins. He received a BSBA from the University of Tennessee, magna cum laude, and a JD from the University of Tennessee College of Law, summa cum laude.

Mr. Myers commented: “Willkie has built a top-tier platform in Houston. The depth of its energy practice coupled with the firm’s leading corporate and private equity capabilities presents a terrific opportunity to expand the services I can offer to clients. I look forward to collaborating with the many talented lawyers across Willkie’s offices to support the Firm’s clients.”

About Willkie’s Houston Office

Willkie opened its Houston office in 2014 to extend the Firm’s well-known private equity, M&A and restructuring practice to sponsors and companies that focus on investments in energy, industrial, basic manufacturing and financial services sectors. The office’s approximately 50 lawyers work closely with colleagues across Willkie to provide representation across a broad range of matters, including mergers & acquisitions, including asset and equity-level A&D activity and LBOs; equity financings, including control and minority investments and preferred equity arrangements; restructurings, leveraged finance and energy finance.

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm of approximately 750 attorneys with offices in New York, Washington, Houston, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Brussels, Milan and Rome. The Firm is headquartered in New York City at 787 Seventh Avenue.
Tel: 212.728.8000.

Willkie Adds Department of the Treasury Attorney Britt Mosman in Washington

New York, NY (January 5, 2021) --- Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP today announced the addition of Britt Mosman, former Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of Treasury. She joins the Firm as a partner in the Global Trade & Investment Practice Group and will be based in Washington, DC.

“Britt is an exceptional attorney with valuable insight from her experience at the Treasury and strong private practice experience,” said David Mortlock, Chair of Willkie’s Global Trade & Investment Practice Group and Managing Partner of the Washington office. “As our clients navigate the growing and fast-moving regulatory demands in international trade, security and compliance matters, her addition will expand and deepen our experience in these critically important areas. We are delighted to welcome her to our team.”

At Treasury, Ms. Mosman provided counsel on economic sanctions and national security matters, including as a lead attorney on the Iran, Ukraine/Russia, Cuba, Syria, Election Interference, and cyber-related sanctions programs. Prior to joining the Treasury Department in early 2019, she was an attorney at a large international law firm, where she advised global financial institutions and leading multinational companies on complex, international compliance and enforcement matters – particularly economic sanctions, AML, and anti-corruption laws, and transaction reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

“Willkie is known for its global reach, collaborative approach and deep bench of talent, which includes many talented former senior government officials,” said Ms. Mosman. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help clients across a range of industries stay ahead of the rapidly evolving regulatory and enforcement regimes that affect their cross-border transactions.”

Prior to joining private practice, Ms. Mosman served in a variety of roles in the federal judiciary and government agencies. She served as a law clerk for Chief Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. in the United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina. Earlier in her career, she was a law clerk for the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) and budget analyst for the U.S. Department of Justice.

Ms. Mosman received a BA from Brigham Young University (Honors Program) and a JD, cum laude, from Boston College Law School.

Willkie’s Global Trade & Investment Group, based in Washington, combines decades of experience in the federal government with technical experience in a broad range of legal and policy areas. We advise U.S. and multinational companies in a variety of industries including financial services, transportation, communications, insurance, manufacturing, agriculture and technology. Our group provides advice regarding compliance with regulatory requirements, including economic sanctions, export controls, anti-money laundering laws, and reviews by CFIUS.

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Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP is an international law firm of approximately 750 attorneys with offices in New York, Washington, Houston, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Chicago, Paris, London, Frankfurt, Brussels, Milan and Rome. The Firm is headquartered in New York City at 787 Seventh Avenue.


Tel: 212.728.8000.