Alden S. Crow
Alden S. Crow is a Dallas transactional lawyer with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity securities offerings, outside counsel representation and general corporate matters. His organized, persistent, and pragmatic approach to client service ensures that his clients are well informed and exceptionally prepared at every stage of the transaction process.
Alden serves as chair of the Firm’s Corporate and Securities practice group.
He routinely assists clients in all types of mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint venture formations, and in negotiating and settling business “divorces,” indemnification and other transactional disputes. He has worked with clients in a broad range of industries and has developed particular experience assisting clients in the healthcare sector. His representative healthcare clients include the following:
- Assisted living facilities
- Home healthcare providers
- Hospitals, including physician-owned hospitals
- Nursing homes
- Management companies
- Pharmacies, including compounding and retail pharmacies
- Physicians and physician groups
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Telemedicine companies, including telebehavioral and telecounseling companies
- Urgent care and occupation medicine providers
- Urinalysis facilities
In addition to his transactional practice, he works as part of a team that represents family-owned businesses, entrepreneurs, and startup and emerging growth companies from the earliest stages of formation through significant liquidity events. This often involves serving in an outside general counsel role managing the legal issues related to each growth stage and providing value-added solutions to help clients achieve their specific business goals, while effectively managing legal costs.
In each area of his practice, he takes the time to thoroughly understand his clients’ priorities and develop a strategic approach to evaluating potential risks. He emphasizes responsiveness by communicating regularly with clients through frequent calls, meetings and reminders to ensure that clients are apprised of developments throughout the process from inception to closing and beyond.
B.A., with honors, University of Texas at Austin
J.D., magna cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
- Order of the Coif, Top 10 percent
- Associate Managing Editor, SMU Law Review
- Corporate & Securities
- Outside General Counsel
- The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White Inc.), Corporate Law, 2023
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2022
- “Best Lawyers in Dallas” List, D Magazine, 2018, 2020, 2022
- “Best Lawyer Under 40,” D Magazine, 2018, 2019, 2021
Author of “Shooting Blanks: The Ineffectiveness of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act,” 59 SMU L. Rev. 1813, 2006
- North Texas Business Council for the Arts, Leadership Arts Institute, 2011-2012
August 18, 2022Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 214 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2023 Edition, Including 11 “Lawyers of the Year” and 41 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 214 Jackson Walker attorneys across 6 offices and 79 specialty practice areas in its 2023 edition, including 11 Lawyers of the Year and 41 Ones to Watch. Best Lawyers listings are based on an exhaustive peer review survey of thousands of attorneys who vote on the legal abilities of others in their practice areas.
April 25, 2022Attorney News
Jackson Walker congratulates the 21 attorneys recognized among D Magazine’s list of the “Best Lawyers in Dallas” for 2022. For recognition in the list, Dallas attorneys must be nominated by their peers on the basis that they offer unmatched counsel in one of 40 categories.
March 22, 2022Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 51 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2022 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list, which recognizes only 2.5% of Texas attorneys who either are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
November 1, 2021Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the addition of Brian Lidji and Kyle Hooper as partners in the Dallas office. Brian and Kyle are widely recognized as two of the leading mergers and acquisitions attorneys in Texas and throughout the Southwest, and they bring their experience closing billions of dollars of transactions to the Firm’s Chambers-ranked Corporate & Securities practice.
October 21, 2021Attorney News
Jackson Walker Welcomes Corporate & Securities Team Led by Evan Malloy and Chelsea Wood to Fort Worth
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the addition of Evan M. Malloy and Chelsea T. Wood as partners in the Fort Worth office, along with new associates Taylor Cummins, Kayla Matus, and Nathan McCune. Joining our Chambers-ranked Corporate & Securities practice, Evan and Chelsea and their team will expand the Firm’s experience handling mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, and capital markets transactions.
September 13, 2021Attorney News
Joining our Chambers USA-ranked Corporate & Securities practice, Brad Mahanay focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and corporate finance for clients in the manufacturing, private investments, healthcare, real estate development, and energy services industries.
January 6, 2021Attorney News
‘D Magazine’ Lists Chris Bankler, Alden Crow, James McFall, and Brad Nitschke Among “Best Lawyers Under 40”
Jackson Walker congratulates Dallas partners Chris Bankler, Alden Crow, James McFall, and Brad Nitschke on their inclusion in D Magazine’s 2021 “Best Lawyers Under 40” list recognizing outstanding young attorneys in the North Texas area.
October 7, 2020Speaking Engagements
Dallas partners Larry Glasgow and Alden Crow presented the latest developments in M&A during the virtual 16th Annual Mergers and Acquisitions Institute held October 7-9, 2020.
June 1, 2020Attorney News
Dallas Corporate & Securities partner Robert D. McCutchan handles general corporate matters with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, and private equity debt work.
April 24, 2020Attorney News
Twenty Jackson Walker attorneys were recognized in the “Best Lawyers in Dallas 2020” list by D Magazine, one of the premier publications in the city of Dallas. To be recognized in the list, attorneys must be nominated by their peers on the basis that they offer unmatched counsel in one of 40 categories.