Attorney at Law
Before going back to private practice with a boutique firm, Jamie served as a senior in-house lawyer at a multi-billion dollar registered investment manager of a global hedge fund and global private equity funds with a focus on private equity (transactions, fund formation, and finance), employment matters and carried interest sharing plans on a global basis.
Previously, Jamie practiced at White & Case and Sidley Austin focusing on M&A, Finance and other corporate… read more transactions..
Bailey Duquette P.C.
May 2012 - Present
Represents companies and investment funds in a broad range of corporate matters with a particular focus on M&A, fund formation and financing transactions. Serves as outside General Counsel with respect to day to day corporate and commercial matters of various clients and represents companies and individuals on employment and executive compensation matters. Represents Canadian companies in connection with cross border transactions and operations in the U.S..
Strategic Value Partners, LLC
Associate General Counsel
Sep 2007 - May 2012
In-house counsel to registered investment manager of global distressed/restructuring hedge fund and five global distressed opportunities private equity funds.
Work closely with investment team on all aspects of private equity transactions from analysis of investment opportunities as a participant in the firm’s global Investment Approval Committee meetings to managing negotiation of operative documents and closing of transactions. Responsibilities also include managing disputes with transaction counterparties, structuring and forming new private equity funds and special purpose entities and handling of day to day legal affairs of the management company (e.g. making and enforcing policy relating to marketing materials, structuring of tax efficient participation in the firm’s carried interest pool, handling employment related matters and managing outside counsel expenses)
White & Case
Senior Associate, Mergers & Acquisitions Group
Sep 2004 - Sep 2007
Represented U.S. and international financial, industrial and service institutions in connection with M&A transactions with an emphasis on private equity investments. Responsibilities included drafting and negotiating operative documents for mergers, stock purchases, asset purchases and joint ventures and advising clients with respect to related laws. Managed teams of midlevel and junior associates in drafting documents and closing transactions.