David B. Deaton
David B. Deaton is a partner in the Corporate & Securities group at Jackson Walker. He represents private and public companies in connection with joint ventures, private placements of securities, corporate restructurings, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and general corporate matters. David’s clients include medium and large businesses, as well as startups. He has worked with clients in a variety of industries and has significant experience serving clients in the real estate and energy industries. David also serves as outside general counsel to numerous clients.
B.A., University of Texas at Austin
M.S.C.J., Southwest Texas State University
J.D., magna cum laude, South Texas College of Law Houston
- Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2005-2009
- Houston’s Top Lawyers, H Texas magazine, 2010
- Houston Professionals on the Fast Track, H Texas magazine, 2007, 2009
- State Bar of Texas
- Houston Bar Association – Corporate Section
September 24, 2020Client Results
‘Austin Business Journal’ Names Mixed-Use Development Financed by Jackson Walker Client Lionstone Investments the “Project of the Year” for 2020
Transformed from a 10-acre former rail yard to a mixed-use urban district with 800 apartment units and 115,000 square feet of retail over a three-year period, the Saltillo District has quickly developed into a new hub in Central Texas with one of the region’s most diverse mobility infrastructure programs.
August 22, 2017Client Results
Jackson Walker’s real estate group has successfully represented the buyer of Cielo Vista Ranch, an 83,000-acre stretch of land in Southern Colorado.
January 14, 2013Client Results
Jackson Walker is representing Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. in its deal to acquire Somaxon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.