Former EXCO GC Heather Summerfield Joins Arcadi Jackson as Partner

DALLAS, Texas, October 14, 2019 (PRWEB) – Arcadi Jackson, LLP announced today that Heather Summerfield has joined as a partner of the Dallas-based law firm. Summerfield was previously the Vice President and General Counsel for EXCO Resources, Inc., a Dallas-based oil and gas company. Prior to EXCO, she spent five years in the energy litigation group of a large global law firm.

“We worked with Heather for several years in her role as general counsel of EXCO so we know firsthand the high caliber of her work,” co-founder and partner Greg Jackson said. “Heather directed the legal strategy for the $1.4 billion debt restructuring at EXCO and she has considerable first-chair trial experience. Combined with her industry knowledge, she’s a natural choice to join our energy litigation practice. What Heather brings to the firm is a dynamic approach that matches the needs of our clients. She has an in-house lawyer’s viewpoint and she understands how to align legal strategy with the goals and objectives of a business.”

“Choosing Arcadi Jackson was an easy decision for me,” new partner Heather Summerfield said. “The firm is able to be very nimble, allowing me to make decisions in real-time and meet my clients’ needs more efficiently. I can also serve a broader range of clients without the inherent issue of conflicts that arise in big law firms. They have a talented group of lawyers, and I’m excited to join the team here.”

“We founded Arcadi Jackson with a strong sense of the type of firm we wanted to build, and Heather is a great addition,” co-founder and partner Ann Marie Arcadi said. “Heather truly enjoys the practice of law and shares our values of trust, collaboration, and a client-first mentality. She has many long-term strategic relationships, and she will serve our clients with pragmatic efficiency and a strategy tailored to their business objectives.”

Summerfield’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, leveraging her extensive experience with energy disputes and regulation in Texas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and West Virginia. She represents clients in multi-million-dollar lawsuits with working interest partners, oil and gas majors, and midstream providers. She also handles disputes involving landowners, royalty owners, and environmental and regulatory matters.

The entire press release can be viewed here.

Arcadi Jackson, LLP is an exclusive law firm based in Dallas, Texas. Founded in 2018 by Ann Marie Arcadi and Greg Jackson, the firm strives to be innovative and nimble with a simple philosophy: maintain a focused commitment to clients’ business objectives when facing legal risks, provide invaluable legal advice, and create long-lasting relationships of trust and collaboration. The firm represents Fortune 500 and middle market companies, private equity firms, entrepreneurs, and high-net-worth individuals in commercial litigation, labor & employment matters, internal investigations, and risk mitigation efforts.

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