- Senior Vice President Government & Regulatory Affairs SouthWestern Energy
Jennifer Stewart serves as Senior Vice President Legislative and Regulatory Affairs of Southwestern Energy, an independent energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration and production.
Mrs. Stewart is an attorney licensed to practice in the state of Texas and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. Prior to joining the Southwestern Energy, Mrs. Stewart practiced at Andrews & Kurth, LLP, Ernst & Young LLP’s National Tax Practice, Shell Oil Company and the Internal Revenue Service.
Mrs. Stewart received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Houston Law Center, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and was an editor of the Houston Journal of International Law.
Mrs. Stewart has served in leadership positions with the American Exploration and Production Counsel and the Marcellus Shale Coalition. She is a regular instructor and presenter and has spoken at conferences including the National Regulated Utilities Conference, Marcellus Shale Coalition Annual Meeting, Tax Executive Institute Tax School, The Texas A&M Annual Federal Tax Update, the KPMG Global Energy Conference, the American Bar Association Section, and the State Bar of Texas.
Ms. Stewart a member of the Board of Directors of Northwest Assistance Ministries, and the University of Houston Bauer School of Business Advisory Board. She has been recognized as one of Texas’ Most Powerful Women in Oil and Gas by the National Diversity Council, a Top Woman in Energy by the Houston Business Journal, and has received the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Trailblazer Award.