Professional Biography
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Jessica Batzell Partner

  • Chicago

    D +1.303.291.2348

    F +1.303.291.2448


    110 North Wacker Drive, 34th Floor

    Chicago, IL 60606


  • Denver

    T +1.303.291.2300

    F +1.303.291.2400


    1900 Sixteenth Street, Suite 1400

    Denver, CO 80202-5255




Jess Batzell has a broad-based transactional M&A practice, advising private equity sponsors, family offices, public and private companies, founders and management teams in connection with M&A transactions in a wide range of industries, including business services and financial, industrials, beauty and consumer, healthcare and food and beverage, with a particular focus on middle market transactions. 

Jess also remains partnered with sponsors throughout the lifecycle of an investment; representing the portfolio companies of her sponsor clients in strategic add-on acquisitions, implementing incentive equity programs and operational execution and governance.

*Only admitted in Colorado and New York.

Related Employment

  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, NY, Corporate Associate, 2009-2017



Bar and Court Admissions

  • Colorado
  • New York


  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2009
  • Duke University, B.A., 2004