The Austin Business Journal (ABJ) named Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Kellie Bobo as a Profiles in Power honoree in a program recognizing women of influence who are shaping the future of Central Texas.
“These women have something to offer the next generation of women leaders,” the ABJ said about participants in the program. “They have made a difference in their communities, blazed new trails and are leaving a mark on Central Texas business.”
Profiles in Power honorees range from corporate executives to entrepreneurs, healthcare providers and small business owners.
“Kellie has stood out as a leader at Haynes and Boone by attracting new clients to the firm, and actively cross-selling new work for the firm from existing clients,” Partner Vicki Odette stated in her nomination of Kellie. “This is also exemplified by her commitment to aiding in the firm’s recruitment programs and serving on recruitment committees and mentoring and supervising many early career firm attorneys.”
Kellie is a partner in the Investment Management and Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Groups in the firm’s Austin office. Her practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions, private equity investments, and corporate compliance and governance.
She regularly advises investment funds, investment advisors, and commodity pool operators and traders with regards to the formation, organization and operation of both hedge funds and private equity funds and their compliance with applicable federal and state laws. She also represents clients across a range of industries in various corporate and securities matters, including the preparation of securities filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Kellie recently participated on a panel at the F50 Global Capital Summit in Austin to discuss legal considerations for startup companies. Watch the roundtable discussion here.
Kellie is a member of Texas Wall Street Women, a non-profit exclusive and inclusive peer network of professional women in the finance industry who are committed to making a difference in their community and developing and growing professionally.