Jessica Rodriguez

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Jessica Rodriguez

Jessica Rodriguez

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Biography

Jessica Rodriguez joined Norton Rose Fulbright's Houston office in 2015. Jessica regularly assists domestic and international clients in energy M&A and regulatory matters covering every sector of the energy industry, including matters relating to LNG export projects, pipeline systems, and  oil and gas properties. 


Professional experience

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JD, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2015
BA, summa cum laude, Spanish, Trinity University, 2012

While in law school, Jessica  was a member of the Chicano/Hispanic Law Student Association and was a member of the Review of Litigation.

While at Trinity University, Jessica was elected to Phi Beta Kappa

  • Texas State Bar
  • Representation of a domestic liquefied natural gas project developer in the permitting and regulatory approval process before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy.
  • Representation of a foreign investor in regulatory and commercial due diligence with respect to a potential investment in a domestic liquefied natural gas project.
  • Representation of an international investor in connection with regulatory and commercial due diligence and its participation in a joint venture among a consortium of investors for the financing and development of a U.S. Gulf Coast LNG export facility.
  • Representation of a global trading company in connection with capacity arrangements for acquisition of U.S. LNG export capacity and associated LNG sale and purchase agreements with multiple global LNG suppliers.
  • Representation of a global trading company in connection with LNG sale and purchase arrangements relating to a proposed LNG export terminal.
  • Representation of a global trading company in connection with equity investment in a South American LNG export project, including joint venture agreement, commodity supply and offtake agreements and associated project financing.
  • Representation of an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the drafting of form master services agreements and the negotiation thereof with multiple counterparties.
  • Representation of a private equity-backed developer in connection with corporate structuring, gas purchase and sale contracts, transportation agreements and various other project development matters in connection with the development of multiple intrastate and cross-border natural gas pipelines.
  • Representation of an oil and natural gas exploration and production company in connection with the acquisition and divestiture of oil and gas and gathering assets in California, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
  • Author, "Enforcement of Annulled Arbitral Awards in the United States: Is a Return to Chromalloy Warranted,?" The Review of Litigation, Spring 2015, Vol. 34, No. 2
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association 
    • LegalLine Committee Co-Chair
  • Hispanic Bar Association