Tom Tippetts



Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, 2006, with honors; Articles Editor, The Review of Litigation

B.A., Brigham Young University, 2003, cum laude


Texas, 2006

Colorado, pending




Tom Tippetts is a partner in the Corporate and Capital Markets and Securities Practice Groups in the Denver office of Haynes and Boone. He has significant experience in representing companies and private equity firms on transactional matters, including mergers, acquisitions, venture capital/private equity investments, distressed M&A transactions, reorganizations, and other strategic transactions in a broad range of industries.

Example transactions in which Tom has participated include his representation of:

  • Wingate Partners in its sale of ICS Holding Corp. to Aurora Capital Group
  • Wingate Partners in its acquisitions of Dunn Paper and Sunrise Oilfield Supply
  • Dean Foods Company in the sale of its Mountain High Yoghurt business and the Mountain High brand to General Mills
  • Zedi, Inc. in its acquisition of Southern Flow Companies, Inc. from PowerSecure International, Inc.
  • Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. in its acquisition of Parsam Technologies, LLC, a financial services application software company.
  • Forrest City Grocery Co. in its sale to Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc.
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its bankruptcy acquisitions of the assets of Gulfstream Crane, LLC and Vestalife, LLC
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the stock of Ace Asphalt of Arizona, Inc
  • Scantron Corporation in its acquisition of Spectrum K12 School Solutions
  • Rosewood Investments, Inc. in its purchase of assets from Heckethorn Manufacturing Co., LLC
  • Altec Lansing LLC in its Australian acquisition of the assets of Avega Systems, Inc.
  • Prophet Equity L.P. in its acquisition of the Altec Lansing division of Plantronics, Inc.
  • Versata Enterprises, Inc. in its acquisition of Ecora Software Corporation, a privately held computer software company
  • Salty's Manufacturing, Ltd. in its sale to Stallion Oilfield Services

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas


Tom TIppetts and Darrel Rice

Darrel Rice and Tom Tippetts Named Top Dealmakers in North Texas

Haynes and Boone proudly congratulates lawyers Darrel Rice and Tom Tippetts who have been named among the top dealmakers in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal.

Published by American City Business Journals, March 2017

Professional Recognition

  • Named a Top Dealmaker in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal, American City Business Journals, March 2017
  • Recognized by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, as a "Best Lawyer in Dallas" in Corporate Law: Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016.
  • Recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, as an "Up and Coming" lawyer for Corporate/M&A in Texas, 2015; Corporate/M&A in Texas, 2016.
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2010, 2012, 2016-2017.

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