Jackson Walker Ranks Among Top Texas Firms for Capital Markets Activity in First Half of 2018


Concluding the first half of 2018, Jackson Walker secured over $1.24 billion in capital markets transactions to place the Firm at No. 11 in The Texas Lawbook’s Corporate Deal Tracker results. In addition, four of Jackson Walker’s Corporate & Securities partners ranked among the Texas attorneys who have handled the highest volume of capital markets offerings thus far.

In the list ranking attorneys by the number of capital markets offerings they handled, Dallas partner Alex Frutos ranked No. 14, Austin partner James L. Pledger and Houston partner Michael W. Wood tied at No. 15, and San Antonio partner Steven R. Jacobs ranked at No. 16.

The Texas Lawbook maintains a Corporate Deal Tracker database of deals that include mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and private equity/venture capital investments. Each quarter, the publication issues an in-depth report outlining deal activity for the top law firms and attorneys who lead those deals in Texas. Annually, reporters issue a comprehensive ranking based on the quarterly report.

From raising funds for new or existing ventures to seeking investment opportunities, Jackson Walker’s Capital Markets team has the knowledge and experience to help clients navigate every phase of the offering process. For more information about Jackson Walker’s transactional experience, visit our Capital Markets practice page.

To explore the full rankings, view The Texas Lawbook article.


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