Jackson Walker associates Shari Mao and Amanda Crouch were both recently elected to the Board of the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association and Foundation for 2015-16.
Shari currently serves on the Board and has been elected this year to serve as the Treasurer-Elect. Amanda has been elected to an at-large position on the Board.
As members of the board, Shari and Amanda will work with other Directors to promote equal justice under the law and to support Bexar County female attorneys, from varying backgrounds and practices, through education, networking, mentoring, and social support systems. To learn more, visit the Bexar County Women’s Bar Association and Foundation website.
Shari represents privately held and publicly traded clients in a variety of corporate matters from entity formation and corporate governance to securities offerings and compliance with securities law. She assists clients in negotiating loan agreements and mergers and acquisitions, along with drafting forms in support of business operations including service agreements and terms and conditions. Additionally, she advises family offices in planning and restructuring entities for asset protection, tax planning, and investment and estate planning strategies. Shari received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Duke University and her J.D., magna cum laude, from St. Mary’s University School of Law.
Amanda as developed experience in a wide range of litigation matters, including particular experience in commercial litigation, creditor representation, oil and gas litigation, and defense of personal injury claims. Ms. Crouch emphasizes efficiency in her practice and is frequently able to obtain a cost-effective resolution that fully achieves the client’s business goals. Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Amanda interned for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Texas and for Justice Phil Johnson of the Texas Supreme Court. Amanda received her B.S., with high honors, from the University of Texas and her J.D., cum laude, from Baylor University School of Law.