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

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

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2019

Best Lawyers in America 2019 has featured 111 Haynes and Boone lawyers in its annual referral guide of outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2018

Honors

Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers Features 57 Haynes and Boone Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers recognized 57 Haynes and Boone lawyers in the 2018 edition of the annual directory published by Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. 

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners, 2016
  • Recognized in Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters - Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009-2018; Securities & Corporate Finance, 2016-2018
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Corporate Law, 2012-2017; Commercial Finance Law, 2016-2019
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

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