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Professional Experience
Jacque Westling’s practice focuses on corporate, securities, finance, compliance, and mergers and acquisitions for businesses in diverse industries, including technology, retail, financial institutions, manufacturing and financial services. Her experience includes:
  • Representation of U.S. companies in connection with joint venture and other cooperative alliances to establish or invest in business operations in non-US jurisdictions.

  • Advising U.S. companies in structuring subsidiaries and or branch offices to conduct offshore business operations.

  • Private offerings of debt and equity.

  • Assistance to startup and growth companies with respect to financing transactions.

  • Advice to growth and middle market companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and other strategic transactions.

  • General regulatory and compliance advice.
Education and Honors
  • Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley (J.D., 1983)
  • Stanford University (B.A., with departmental honors, 1980)
Bar Admissions
Arizona, 1989
California, 1983

Professional Recognition
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2013-present: Banking and Finance Law / Corporate Law).

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated.

Professional and Civic Activities
  • Arizona Technology Council (Board Director).

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona (Board of Directors).

  • State Bar of Arizona (Member).

  • Maricopa County Bar Association (Member).

  • California Bar Association (Member).

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section; Middle Market and Small Business Committee; Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee).
Selected Presentations/Publications
  • Quoted, “No investor bias for female entrepreneurs,” Phoenix Business Journal, March 18, 2011.

  • Contributing author, “Practitioner's Guide to the Arizona Corporate Act,” Lawyer's Cooperative Publishing, 1996.

  • Co-author, “Arizona Corporate Act: Part 2 - Formation Issues,” ASCPA NewsLedger, Volume 12, Number 1, January 1996.