Press Release

4 Haynes Boone Lawyers Listed Among Lawdragon 500 Leading Dealmakers in 2024

October 26, 2023

Four Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers are included in the 2024 Lawdragon 500 directory of the nation’s leading dealmakers: Michael Boone, Ricardo Garcia-Moreno, George Y. Gonzalez, and Tom Harris.

The Lawdragon editorial team selected 500 honorees through submissions, journalistic research of the lawyers behind the biggest deals, and editorial vetting from a board of peers. The Dealmakers guide focuses on M&A, Capital Markets, Finance, Tax, Corporate Governance, Private Equity, Investment Funds, and Securities matters.

“These lawyers have swagger beyond belief, creating multi-billion-dollar mergers and other deals that change the course of industries,” the publication states. “They chart the fates of corporations and thousands of employees in a heartbeat, working on a global scale with a staggering level of complexity where success comes down to the details of the deal.”

Read more about Haynes Boone’s 2024 Leading Dealmakers below:

Michael Boone is one of the co-founders of the firm. He has more than 40 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities transactions, and board of director representations. Mike has been selected as one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter-century and the Go-To Lawyer in Texas in the field of corporate/business law by Texas Lawyer Magazine, ALM Media Properties, LLC, 2010.

Ricardo Garcia-Moreno brings more than 26 years of experience to domestic and international clients in connection with a range of corporate transactions. Ricardo focuses on cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and securities matters. He regularly represents clients engaged in the energy (including oil and gas, midstream, downstream, oilfield services and renewables), food and beverage, manufacturing, services, infrastructure, real estate, healthcare, financial and technology industries.

George Y. Gonzalez is a trusted advisor to clients in the energy, oil and gas, renewables, midstream, upstream, downstream, power, water, food and beverage, construction, infrastructure, real estate, healthcare, technology, and other industries. He counsels U.S. and international businesses in corporate law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate control matters, securities, and international legal issues.

Tom Harris has been a trusted business advisor to clients for more than 30 years, helping them successfully close hundreds of acquisitions, divestitures, and other corporate transactions, including growth capital investments. He is chair of the firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group, which he founded in 2010. Tom fosters collaboration within the firm’s large M&A practice group, coordinating participation by subject-matter experts who work alongside the firm’s M&A lawyers on clients’ matters.