Jackson Walker partner Byron Egan
was named an outstanding mergers and acquisitions (M&A) attorney in The International Who's Who of M&A Lawyers
. Mr. Egan will be included in the February 2012 annual edition of the directory.
Mr. Egan was also included in the 2008 through 2011 editions, and in 2008, he was the only Texas attorney named in the guide.
The International Who's Who of M&A Lawyers
selects attorneys for their expertise on large, high-profile combinations between prominent publicly traded companies, as well as distinguished practitioners who specialize in the representation of private equity groups in transactional matters. Attorneys are chosen from research based on client and peer evaluation conducted by Who's Who Legal to determine the most successful M&A lawyers in the world. To learn more about the publication, CLICK HERE
Mr. Egan is engaged in a corporate, partnership, securities, M&A and financing practice. He has extensive experience in business entity formation and governance matters, M&A, and financing transactions in a wide variety of industries including energy, financial and technology. In addition to handling transactions, he advises boards of directors and their audit, compensation and special committees with respect to fiduciary duty, Sarbanes-Oxley Act, special investigation and other issues. Mr. Egan received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Texas. After law school, he served as a law clerk for Judge Irving L. Goldberg on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Mr. Egan is Senior Vice Chair and chair of the Executive Council of the American Bar Association Mergers and Acquisitions Committee.