Jill Misage Webb

Senior Counsel

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Education
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD, 1994
  • The College of William & Mary, BA, 1991
Admissions
  • Virginia
Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors of NOVA of Virginia Aquatics, Inc.

Past Member, Board of Directors of Richmond SPCA

Active Member, St. James Episcopal Church

Jill's practice focuses on the representation of public companies in connection with public and private securities offerings, bank financing and lending activities, corporate governance, 1934 Act reporting and compliance, NYSE listing compliance and adherence to other securities regulations. Her responsibilities have included communicating with and advising senior executives and directors, drafting public disclosure documents, and drafting and negotiating public offering documents.

She has concentrated on the representation of energy holding companies, as well as electric utilities and natural gas companies, and has a deep understanding of utility operations and financing needs and opportunities in the energy industry.  Since 2005, she primarily serves as counsel for an investor-owned energy holding company with operations in Texas and New Mexico, and its various operating subsidiaries. In that role, Jill represents the holding company and operating subsidiaries in a variety of public and private capital markets offerings, financings of bank credit facilities and loan agreements, merger and acquisition activities, energy-related accounting issues, NYSE listing compliance, and corporate governance matters. 

She served as designated underwriters’ counsel for one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy headquartered in Virginia, as well as a large energy-based holding company headquartered in South Carolina. 

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Jill was a partner at Troutman Sanders LLP and assistant general counsel at Capital One Financial Corporation.

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Representation of an operating company issuer in negotiating and entering into a modem utility mortgage and over $700 million private placement of secured first mortgage bonds.

Representation of a holding company in matters related to sale of natural gas operations for $650.0 million.

Representation of a holding company issuer in $100.0 million remarketing of senior unsecured notes and issuance of convertible preferred stock in settlement of stock purchase contracts.

Representation of a holding company issuer in $247.25 million remarketing of senior unsecured notes, additional issuance of $102.75 million senior unsecured notes in connection therewith and issuance of common stock in settlement of stock purchase contracts.

Representation of an operating company issuer in $350.0 million senior unsecured notes.

Representation of a holding company issuer in $154.0 million common stock offering.

Representation of a holding company issuer in $300 million equity distribution agreement for at-the-market offerings of common stock.

Representation of a holding company and operating companies in various unsecured term loans and revolving credit facilities and amendments related thereto.

Representation of underwriters in offerings of more than $32.0 billion of public securities from 1998-2004, including senior notes, common stock, preferred stock, medium-term notes, convertible securities, trust preferred securities, equity income securities, remarketable debt securities and municipal securities.

Representation of bank holding companies and national and state chartered banks in offerings of common stock and trust preferred securities. 

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 2016, 2017

Moderator, SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, October 27, 2015
Speaker, "Board Diversity," SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, February 24, 2015
Moderator, SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, November 18, 2014
Speaker, "Securities Law and Social Media in Public Companies," SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, February 25, 2014
Moderator, SEC Compliance and Disclosure Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, April 23, 2013
Speaker, "Preparing for the 2013 Proxy and Annual Reporting Season," SEC Compliance and Enforcement Update, McGuireWoods LLP SEC Practice Complimentary Webinar Series, November 15, 2012
Speaker, Troutman Sanders LLP Annual Public Company Conference, 2007, 2008, 2010