Jackie Coleman’s practice focuses on executive compensation and employee benefits. She advises public and private companies on a variety of executive compensation and benefits issues that arise during complex business transactions, including joint venture transactions, mergers and acquisitions, sales, and private equity investments. Jackie also advises on the design, administration, and implementation of a variety of compensation-related plans and arrangements, such as deferred compensation arrangements, stock option plans, tax-qualified plans, non-qualified plans and executive employment agreements.
Recent Notable Matters
Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners — acquisition of Tidewater Transportation & Terminals, a multi-commodity transportation, terminal, and marine construction and repair company serving the Pacific Northwest, from Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners. Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners was the lead investor of a group consisting of Ullico, funds and accounts under management by BlackRock, Silverfern and certain other co-investors.
PreCheck, Inc. — sale to Cisive, a global provider of compliance-driven human capital management and risk management solutions
East Texas Medical Center Healthcare System — sale of substantially all assets to Ardent Health Services, including a network of 9 hospitals, 39 clinics, 2 inpatient facilities, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, physician clinics, 2 emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, and an EMS fleet of more than 45 ambulances and 4 helicopters. In connection with the acquisition, Ardent and The UT Health Science Center formed a partnership and will invest more than $125 million in the new UT Health East Texas health system to support operations and fund improvements.
Publications and Speeches
"Law and Civic Engagement Panel," OCA-Greater Houston 7th Annual Asian American Leadership Forum, August 18, 2017
“Red Gold: The Legal Framework Governing Foreign Investments in China’s Oil Industry,” Houston Journal of International Law, Vol. 38, No. 653, 2016.