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

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

Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers® in America, an annual referral guide listing outstanding attorneys throughout the U.S, has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers. This year the firm increased its honored practices to 56, Woodward/White, Inc.

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer - Mergers and Acquisition (2009-2014)
  • Included in Best Lawyers in America - Corporate Law (2012-2015)
  • Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™

Honors

Super Lawyers

Repeat Recognition as 2014 Texas Super Lawyers

Texas Super Lawyers has once again recognized Haynes and Boone in its annual award listing, with seven firm attorneys featured in the Tops of Texas honors, Thomson Reuters.

Haynes and Boone in the Texas Lawyer

Texas Lawyer

$21.4 Million Merger Completed After Motion for Preliminary Injunction Denied

After a federal judge denied a motion for a preliminary injunction that would have halted its merger, Hastings Entertainment of Amarillo completed a merger with Draw Another Circle in a deal valued at $21.4 million.

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