Alex Frutos focuses his practice on venture capital, private equity, corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and other transactional matters as well as corporate governance and general entity law matters. Alex represents buyers and sellers in public and private M&A transactions, issuers, underwriters, and investors in public and private debt and equity offerings, and companies and special board committees in corporate governance matters. He represents both private and public companies across several industries, including energy, technology and healthcare. He represents startups and emerging companies throughout every phase of their life cycle, including formation, angel financings, venture capital and private equity financings, and exit transactions. Additionally, he represents angel investors, funds, and family offices in angel, seed, and venture capital and private equity primary and secondary investment transactions.
Having passed the CPA exam, he is a skilled transactional lawyer with a strong accounting and business background that focuses on quality and dedication in his client service. He has assisted clients with the formation of organizations, corporate governance issues, capital formation, private placements of securities, initial and follow-on public securities offerings and secondary offerings, as well as Securities Act and Exchange Act compliance matters. His practice focus includes mergers and acquisitions transactions and secondary market investment transactions in hedge fund and private equity fund interests.
Prior to joining Jackson Walker, he was with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. for ten years. He became a certified public accountant in 1991, and from 1991 until he entered law school, he was an accountant in the Dallas office of KPMG L.L.P.
B.S., B.A., Georgetown University
J.D., cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
• Sarah T. Hughes Law Fellowship, Dallas Bar
• Associate Managing Editor, SMU Law Review
• Golden Gavel Legal Honor Society