Michael A. Flatter
Michael is an attorney in the Corporate & Securities practice of Jackson Walker’s Austin Office. Michael’s practice focuses on investor representation and corporate and securities matters including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities offerings and general business transactions. In his investment funds practice, Michael’s experience includes advising public and private institutional investors in connection with investments in private equity funds.
An involved leader, Michael was elected as Class Company Commander and Company Honor Board Representative during his time at the United States Naval Academy, in addition to being named to the Dean’s list. In law school he went on to serve as the Associate Administrative Editor to the Texas Law Review, currently the ninth most cited legal periodical in federal and state cases in the United States, and the thirteenth most cited by legal journals. Michael earned the Dean’s Achievement Award for highest grades in his Business Environment of Law Firms, Law and Social Media, and Constitutional Law courses. Michael was a research assistant for Angela K. Littwin, professor of bankruptcy, consumer, and commercial law and Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.
B.A., summa cum laude, Texas A&M University
- Dean’s List
- Phi Beta Kappa, Member
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
- Texas Law Review, Associate Administrative Editor
- Dean’s Achievement Award
- Business Environment of Law Firms
- Constitutional Law
- Law and Social Media
- Tax Planning for Business Entities
- Research Assistant to Professor Angela Littwin
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch (Woodward/White Inc.)
- Corporate Law, 2024
- Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
- Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2023
August 17, 2023Attorney News
‘The Best Lawyers in America’ Honors 287 Jackson Walker Attorneys in 2024 Edition, Including 12 “Lawyers of the Year” and 80 “Ones to Watch”
The Best Lawyers in America has recognized 287 Jackson Walker attorneys across 5 offices and 82 specialty practice areas in its 2024 edition, including 12 Lawyers of the Year and 80 Ones to Watch. In this year’s guide, Jackson Walker saw the largest number of attorneys in the areas of Commercial Litigation (66 attorneys) and Real Estate Law (60 attorneys) and the addition of 35 attorneys as Best Lawyers.
March 23, 2023Attorney News
Jackson Walker is pleased to announce the selection of 63 attorneys to Thomson Reuters’ 2023 “Super Lawyers – Rising Stars” list, which recognizes only 5% of Texas attorneys who either are 40 years of age or younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
August 29, 2022Client Results
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.
August 30, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker Serves as US Counsel to Grupo Lamosa in Acquisition of Grupo Roca’s Flat Ceramic Division
Jackson Walker acted as U.S. counsel to Grupo Lamosa, S.A.B. de C.V., one of the world’s leading ceramic tile manufacturers, in the purchase of Grupo Roca’s flat ceramic division for $260 million. The transaction includes the acquisition of Tiles Investments and Holdings, SL and its subsidiaries, which have a presence in Spain, Brazil, and the United States.
July 8, 2021Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises Grupo Cuprum in Sale of Two Mexican Subsidiaries to National Material of Mexico
Carlos Treviño and Michael Flatter advised Grupo Cuprum, the largest aluminum extruder in Latin America, in its sale of two Mexican subsidiaries to National Material of Mexico, a subsidiary of National Material, L.P. The deal was announced on July 1, and terms were not disclosed.
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.
November 11, 2020Client Results
After a delay as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Regal Oil, Inc. completed the sale of 14 Star Stop convenience stores and a portfolio of dealer supply accounts to Majors Management LLC.
June 29, 2020Client Results
With its acquisition of Fort Worth-based Thelin Recycling Company, Austin Wood Recycling becomes the nation’s largest mobile contract grinding and recycling service.
September 4, 2019Client Results
Jackson Walker Advises TimeClock Plus in Securing Majority Investment From Providence Equity Partners
TimeClock Plus provides best-in-class technology solutions that help more than 60,000 public and private sector businesses worldwide manage complex timekeeping, employee scheduling, leave management, and other workforce needs.