Jess Opila represents private equity firms, portfolio companies, investment funds, and their investors in a wide variety of transactions. She has experience in leveraged buyouts, divestitures, fund formation, and operational matters, as well as representing investors in connection with proposed investments in private equity funds.
While in law school, Jess competed in the Michigan Law Transactional Competition and was awarded "Best Drafting for Buyer-side Counsel." In addition, she wrote a note titled "How Elonis Failed to Clarify the Analysis of "True Threats" in Social Media Cases and the Subsequent Need for Congressional Response," which is published in Vol. 24, Issue 1 of the Michigan Technology Law Review.
- University of Michigan (J.D. cum laude 2018; Production Editor, Michigan Technology Law Review); Boston College (B.A. in Psychology and Theology magna cum laude 2015; Phi Beta Kappa)