Press Release

The Deal Names Brandon McCoy an M&A Rising Star

May 19, 2021
Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Brandon McCoy was selected by The Deal as one of the nation’s top M&A lawyers who was promoted to partner in 2021.

Brandon is listed among newly minted corporate partners in the “Top Rising Stars: Class of 2021.” The lawyers were recognized by The Deal for having made an impact in the dealmaking community and showing an ability to navigate complex dealmaking situations. To see the full list, click here.

One of 12 Haynes and Boone lawyers elevated to partner in 2021, Brandon is a member of the Private Equity Practice Group in Haynes and Boone’s Dallas office. His practice focuses on complex business transactions for both private and public clients in a range of industries, with a focus on mergers, acquisitions, private equity investments, and joint ventures. Brandon also assists clients with premerger notification compliance under the Hart Scott Rodino Act. He was included in the 2021 "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc. In addition, Brandon is a Certified Public Accountant, and prior to attending law school, he worked as a tax accountant at Ernst & Young LLP. Brandon received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and master’s degree in professional accounting from the University of Texas at Austin, his master’s degree in business administration from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and his juris doctor from University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Haynes and Boone’s M&A Practice Group has comprehensive experience handling middle-market deals, having helped clients close more than 500 transactions in the last five years, with an aggregate value exceeding $40 billion. The firm routinely represents private equity firms, closely held corporations, founders, large financial institutions and Fortune 500 public companies. The M&A team prides itself on crafting strategic solutions that advance clients’ business objectives by anticipating and evaluating the roadblocks and opportunities that clients face on the way to closing a deal successfully.

Haynes and Boone is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With 600 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It was recognized for excellence in the BTI Consulting Group’s 2021 “A-Team” report, which identifies the law firms that in-house counsel commend for providing superior client service.
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