Jennifer Stewart is Vice President Finance of Southwestern Energy Company, a S&P 500 independent energy company engaged in natural gas and oil exploration and production. She specializes in energy taxation with an emphasis on tax planning and policy matters.
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 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 currently serves as the Chair of the American Exploration and Production Counsel (“AXPC”) Tax Committee, the Chair of the Marcellus Shale Coalition Tax Committee; and is on the Tax Steering Committee of Independent Petroleum Association of America (“IPAA”). She is a regular instructor and presenter and has spoken at conferences such as the Tax Executive Institute Tax School, The Texas A&M Annual Federal Tax Update, the KPMG Global Energy Conference, the American Bar Association Section of Taxation Committee Meeting, the State Bar of Texas Annual Tax Update, and the Council for International Tax Education (CITE).
Ms. Stewart is also a member of the Board of Directors of Northwest Assistance Ministries and a founder and member of the Board of Directors of the Southwestern Energy Employee Relief Fund.