Sharon C. Jett

972 371 2482
972 770 7842 (FAX)

sjett@higierallen.com

2711 North Haskell Ave
Suite 2400
Dallas, Texas 75204
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Sharon Jett concentrates her practice in the areas of asset-based and other collateralized financing, loan restructuring, workouts and collections, syndicated and other multiple creditor financing, factoring, commercial real estate financing, general corporate and business transactions, commercial and residential real estate foreclosures and collections, and commercial bankruptcy.

Practice Areas

  • Asset-based and other collateralized financing
  • Loan restructuring
  • Workouts and collections
  • Syndicated and other multiple creditor financing
  • Factoring
  • Commercial real estate financing
  • General corporate and business transactions
  • Commercial and residential real estate foreclosures and collections
  • Commercial bankruptcy

Industries

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Corporations
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

Representative Experience

  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of documentation and negotiation of syndicated and other shared national credit transactions in all collateral types
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of documentation and negotiation of credit and financing transactions in all collateral types
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of documentation and negotiation of credit restructuring and workouts
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of litigation for credit and guaranty collection
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of the commercial and residential foreclosure process
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of the Uniform Commercial Code foreclosure process
  • Represent financial institutions in all phases of commercial and consumer bankruptcies to pursue creditor rights
  • Represent start up companies in all phases of formation including documentation, tax issues, and other formation issues
  • Represent corporations in municipal code violations
  • Represent clients in various tax matters
  • Represent clients in commercial collection matters
  • Review of lender-prepared loan documents

Education

  • B.B.A. degree in Finance from Texas Christian University – Dean’s List
  • M.S. degree in Accounting/Taxation from Oklahoma State University
  • J.D. degree from the University of Oklahoma, College of Law
    • Receipt of Am Jur Award in Income Taxation of Corporations and Estate Planning
    • Regional Client Counseling Competition Finalist
    • Phi Delta Phi (Legal Honorary Fraternity)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Oklahoma

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named “Rising Star” by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters business) as published in Texas Monthly magazine in 2007, 2008, and 2009

Publications, Articles & Presentations

  • Created and presented a short course entitled “Corporate Entities and Formation – Documentation Necessary for New Accounts and Loans” for several financial institutions

Legal Associations, Professional Affiliations, and Community Leadership

  • Certified to practice as Certified Public Accountant in Oklahoma
  • Certified to practice as Certified Public Accountant in Texas
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Phi Delta Phi (Legal Honorary Fraternity) Life Member
  • Junior League of Dallas – Sustainer, Past Board Member
  • Richardson-Plano Phi Beta Phi Alumnae Club – Member, Board Member
  • Partner's Card (Benefiting The Family Place) - Sales Team
  • Community Partners of Dallas Partner’s Association – Life Member, Past Board Member
  • CASA Children’s Council – Member
  • Genesis Woman's Shelter Alliance – Life Member, Past Board Member
  • Equest Auxiliary – Member
  • New Friends New Life – Circle of Friends – Member

Previous Professional Experience

  • Lain, Faulkner & Company, P.C., Tax Manager
  • Evans, Zable & Bishop
  • Hoge, Evans, Holmes & Carter, PLLC

Other

  • Summer Study Abroad, International Business, Cologne, Germany
  • Interests include travel, scrapbooking, and wine