June 04, 2019
Taylor Porter is pleased to welcome corporate and commercial transactions attorney Jess Frey to the Firm as Special Counsel. Frey was formerly an attorney for Phelps Dunbar in Baton Rouge.
Practicing law since 2001, Frey practices in the areas of contracts, corporate transactions, business, real estate and finance, focusing on business and finance transactions ranging from acquisitions, divestitures and mergers to general contract matters, formation for large and small companies and governance. He represents individuals, start-ups, small businesses and public companies (including master limited partnerships) in various industries, including chemical plants, construction companies, real estate investors and developers, management companies, oil and gas companies, waste management companies, doctors and insurance companies, assisting with their growth, planning and day-to-day operations. His background in chemical engineering gives him an understanding of the business challenges that chemical plants face and assists him in formulating creative solutions for his clients.
Frey's practice includes representing both banking or lending institutions and borrowers in financing transactions; private placements of equity and debt; drafting and negotiating contracts, such as service agreements, supply agreements, Purchase Order terms and conditions, construction contracts, purchase agreements, acts of sale, leases, servitude agreements, loan documents, mortgages, employment agreements, operating agreements, joint venture agreements, management agreements and pipeline contracts.
Frey is admitted to practice in both Louisiana and Texas.
He received his J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2001, and he earned his bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University in 1998.
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