Jesse D. Sixkiller

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Jesse Sixkiller advises clients from various industries through mergers and acquisitions, commercial contract negotiations, private equity and venture capital deals, securities offerings, and day-to-day legal/business issues. In addition to his transactional practice, Jesse has extensive experience advising founders, management and boards of business clients ranging from tech start-ups to public companies and agricultural cooperatives with respect to entity formation, corporate reorganizations, and governance matters.

Before joining Gray Plant Mooty, Jesse was an associate at a global law firm. Prior to that, Jesse served as a law clerk at the United States Bankruptcy Court in Saint Paul and Minneapolis under the Honorable Gregory F. Kishel and Honorable Nancy C. Dreher, respectively.


  • Represented a Fortune 100 agricultural cooperative in various public offerings of preferred securities
  • Represented a Fortune 500 agricultural cooperative in various M&A transactions, including the sale of a portion of its egg business
  • Represented subsidiaries of a Fortune 100 health care company in various acquisitions and a joint venture
  • Represented various start-ups and early stage companies in seed and preferred stock financings
  • Represented various private equity funds in recapitalizations and M&A transactions
  • Represented a North Dakota-based public company in the sale of its construction subsidiary
  • Represented a Colorado-based, publicly held bank in connection with a merger with a California-based bank
  • Represented a closely held company in the sale of its equipment-distribution business
  • Represented underwriters in a medical-device company’s initial public offering and listing of shares on Nasdaq
  • Represented funds affiliated with a nonprofit corporation in connection with various private equity co-investments
  • Represented the buyer in the acquisition of a worldwide leader in phone-based, multi-factor authentication solutions
  • Represented a Canadian-based company in connection with an asset purchase of Wisconsin-based company
  • Represented the seller in the sale of a subsidiary that owns and operates an ethanol plant in North Dakota
  • Represented various public companies in public securities offerings totaling more than $1 billion
  • Represented the seller in the sale of its global baseball and softball brand to a leading multinational sporting goods company

Jesse also has a strong background in Federal Indian Law and has represented tribes and tribal-owned entities in connection with business transactions, economic development initiatives, and general business-related matters.

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