Heather S. Waters
Heather Waters is an attorney in the Energy practice of Jackson Walker’s Houston office. Her practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions in the energy sector, particularly in the upstream and midstream oil and gas and renewable industries. She has experience with the trading and marketing of environmental attributes and NAESB Master Agreements and related documents.
Heather believes in taking a proactive approach and works with each client to accomplish business objectives in an efficient and through manner. Her previous experience as an in-house labor relations counselor at a leading global energy company provides unique perspective and insight into the needs of companies, allowing her to better tailor her approach. During her time as a labor relations counselor, she provided counsel on all aspects of the NLRA and handled general labor relations matters, arbitrations, employee relations investigations, and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements.
Heather previously served as an intern for U.S. District Judge Sim Lake of the Southern District of Texas. She also participated at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s Trademark Clinic while in law school and was a pupil for the Honorable Nancy F. Atlas Intellectual Property American Inn of Court.
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
J.D., summa cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston
- Order of Lytae honor society
- CALI Excellence for the Future Awards: Legal Research & Writing I, Contracts II, Patent Law, Art Law, Collective Bargaining, and Trade Secrets
- Corporate Counsel Review, Managing Editor
September 14, 2023Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Seller as Vital Energy Increases Permian Basin Scale Through Accretive Transactions
Jackson Walker served as legal counsel to Henry Energy LP and Henry Resources LLC (“Henry”) in the sale of Henry’s Midland and Delaware basin assets to Vital Energy, Inc. in an all-equity transaction.
August 24, 2023Newsletters
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June 1, 2023Client Results
Jackson Walker Represents Wincoram Asset Management, LLC in the Acquisition of PureWest Energy, LLC by Newly Formed Consortium
Jackson Walker served as legal counsel to Wincoram Asset Management, LLC in the acquisition of PureWest Energy, LLC (“PureWest”) by a private consortium of family offices and financial institutions (“PW Consortium”). On May 31, 2023, PureWest, a leading Rocky Mountain independent natural gas producer, completed an all-cash merger with a newly formed entity sponsored by PW Consortium for a total consideration of $1.84 billion.