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Shari Y. Mao represents Jackson Walker’s privately held clients in a variety of corporate matters from entity formation and corporate governance to private offerings and complext credit facilities.  She assists clients in negotiating mergers and acquisitions, along with drafting standard 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.

Prior to law school, she was vice president of a flooring company, where she managed the North American operations and collaborated with factories in China and Taiwan. She was a Risk Manager on the Pulp and Paper Desk at Enron and was retained after the mass termination to unwind and liquidate trades. Additionally, Ms. Mao was an associate at J.P. Morgan & Co., where she managed projects and implemented trade processing solutions in New York, London, and Tokyo.

During law school, Shari interned for Chief Judge Fred Biery of the United States District for the Western District of Texas, where she researched and wrote memos for the court. She also worked as a student attorney at St. Mary’s Center for Legal and Social Justice.
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Areas of Practice

Banking & Financial Services
Corporate Governance
Mergers & Acquisitions


Corporate Law

Leadership Positions

Bexar County Women's Bar Association/Foundation - Director Bexar County Women's Bar Association/Foundation - Treasurer Youth Orchestras of San Antonio - Director Youth Orchestras of San Antonio - Chair of Governance Committee

Law School

St. Mary's University School of Law

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