Jessica Monastra advises energy and utility companies on corporate transactions and governance matters, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and joint ventures.
Prior to joining Bracewell, Jessica was an extern for the Honorable Judge Marian Blank Horn in the United States Court of Federal Claims and an intern for the Honorable Judge Judith Macaluso in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. She also served as an intern for the office of Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY) in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Recent Notable Matters
Great Plains Energy Incorporated — revised stock-for-stock merger of equals transaction with Westar Energy, Inc., creating a company with a combined equity value of approximately $14 billion, and with nearly 13,000 MW of generation capacity and more than 51,000 miles of distribution lines
Hydro One Limited — $5.3 billion acquisition of Avista Corporation in an all-cash transaction, establishing one of North America’s largest regulated electricity and natural gas businesses with more than $25.4 billion in combined assets
Talen Energy Corporation — $189 million sale of Interstate Energy Company LLC, the owner of a natural gas and oil pipeline located in Pennsylvania, to Adelphia Gateway, LLC, a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources Corporation