Scott Wallace

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 1979, summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Texas Tech Law Review; Award for highest individual grade on Texas Bar Exam

B.B.A., Accounting, Texas Tech University, 1976, highest honors

Bar Admissions

Texas

Profile

Scott Wallace has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of corporate securities, mergers, acquisitions and providing counsel to a broad spectrum of clients with complex business transactions.

Mr. Wallace has completed transactions including:

  • Negotiating mergers and acquisitions involving public and privately held entities
  • Numerous contests for corporate control representing acquiring and target companies involving tender offers and proxy contests
  • Public and private debt and equity offerings
  • Hedge fund investments in public and privately held entities
  • Counseling boards of directors and executive officers relating to fiduciary duties and corporate governance issues
  • SEC compliance

Selected Speeches and Publications

  • Co-Author, "Board of Directors Guide 2010"
  • Author, "Event Risk Covenants in Bond Indentures"

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas - Business Law Section

Chambers

Chambers USA | Haynes and Boone, LLP

Chambers USA to Recognize 52 Haynes and Boone Lawyers

The 2016 edition of the highly regarded Chambers USA directory of top lawyers and law firms will once again feature more than 50 Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers when it publishes in May, including several new honors.


Published by Chambers & Partners in May 2016

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, 2016
  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters - Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009-2015; Securities & Corporate Finance, 2015
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. - Corporate Law, 2012-2016; Commercial Finance Law, 2016
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

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