Cale McDowell is a partner in Jackson Walker’s Corporate & Securities group and a member of its Mergers & Acquisitions, Fund Formation, Private Equity, International and Real Estate practices. Cale represents public and private companies, investor groups and investment fund sponsors in a broad array of engagements, including mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, the structuring and formation of investment funds, joint ventures and other entities, offerings of debt and equity securities and general corporate governance, securities and transactional matters.
Cale’s clients include private equity funds, private real estate investment funds, public and private real estate investment trusts, hedge funds and family offices, as well as large publicly traded operating companies, privately held companies and startup ventures in a wide variety of industries.
Cale is involved in both domestic and international transactions, including the representation of U.S. clients in significant cross-border transactions in the British Virgin Islands, Canada, Cayman Islands, Cyprus, Germany, India, Iraq, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, South Africa, Singapore, South Korea and Switzerland.
B.B.A., Finance, University of Texas at Austin
M.P.A., University of Texas at Austin
J.D., University of Texas School of Law
Rising Star, Super Lawyers – Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2014-2019
- Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
- General Counsel
- Board of Directors
- Executive Committee
- University Federal Credit Union
- Board of Directors
- Past Chairman, Supervisory Committee
- UT Austin, School of Undergraduate Studies
- Chairman of the Advisory Council
- Founding Member
- Charles T. McDowell Center for Critical Languages and Area Studies, University of Texas at Arlington, Advisory Board Member
- Vice Provost Search Committee, UT Austin, 2014
- Dean Search Committee, School of Undergraduate Studies, UT Austin, 2012
- Texas Coalition for Excellence in Higher Education, Founding Member
- Council of the Texas Exes
- University of Texas Libraries, Advisory Council Member
- Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, Advisory Council Member
- University of Texas System Chancellor’s Council
- University of Texas Development Board
August 29, 2022Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Montana Instruments Corporation in Acquisition by Atlas Copco
Atlas Copco, a Swedish industrial tools and equipment manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of client Montana Instruments Corporation for an undisclosed purchase price. The acquisition is expected to close during the fourth quarter of 2022.
June 28, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Quantum Loophole in Strategic Joint Venture to Develop Gigawatt Scale Data Center Community
Jackson Walker advised Austin-based Quantum Loophole, Inc. in forming a strategic joint venture with TPG Real Estate Partners (TREP) to purchase an approximately 2,100-acre property in Frederick County, Maryland and develop a first-of-its-kind gigawatt scale data center community.
May 26, 2021Client Results
Rick Dahlson and Cale McDowell Lead Jackson Walker’s Representation of Cypress Growth Capital in Formation of Fund IV
Jackson Walker counseled Cypress Growth Capital on the formation of its fourth royalty-based growth capital fund, which fully closed on May 5, 2021, with approximately $50 million in capital commitments.
April 27, 2021Attorney News
Cale McDowell Elected Board Chairman of University Federal Credit Union
Cale McDowell has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of University Federal Credit Union (UFCU), effective April 5, 2021. Cale has previously served as Vice Chairman of the Board, Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, and Chairman of the Asset/Liability Management and Budget Committee, among other roles.
February 19, 2020Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Blue River Partners in Acquisition by IQ-EQ
A Jackson Walker team led by Cale McDowell, Rony Kishinevsky and Cade Satterfield advised Blue River Partners in the sale of its business to IQ-EQ, a top-four global investor services firm, on February 18, 2020.
November 14, 2019Client Results
Cale McDowell Leads Jackson Walker Team in Sale of Integrated Control Solutions to SitePro
A team led by Cale McDowell represented Integrated Control Solutions in the sale of its business to SitePro, a digital oilfield fluid management company focused on delivering automation and electronic ticketing workflow solutions.
March 25, 2019Client Results
Cade Satterfield Leads Corporate Group Advising Trinity Private Equity Group in Falcon Structures Investment
Jackson Walker represented Trinity Private Equity Group in a substantial growth capital investment in Falcon Structures, a manufacturer of container-based structures.
March 10, 2019Spotlight
A Tribute to Bill Powers
Our friend and colleague William Powers, Jr. passed away March 10, 2019. Bill was a great lawyer, a celebrated leader, and a teacher and mentor to countless law students and attorneys, including many at Jackson Walker.
March 6, 2019Attorney News
Up and Coming: 34 Jackson Walker Attorneys Named to 2019 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” List
Jackson Walker is excited to congratulate our 34 attorneys who were named to Thomson Reuters’ 2019 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list.
February 19, 2019Insights
FTC Announces Hart-Scott-Rodino Thresholds for 2019
On February 15, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced the adjusted jurisdictional and filing fee thresholds under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.