Rob Atras

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2019, Dean’s List, Chancellor’s Law Scholar

B.S., University of Alabama, 2016, magna cum laude; University Honors; Steven V. Mitchell Crimson Scholar

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. Immigration Court

Profile

Rob Atras focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, reorganizations, and capital markets transactions. He represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies as well as strategic buyers and sellers across a range of industries. Rob frequently works across practice groups to solve regulatory and specialized issues for his clients.

In addition to corporate matters, Rob maintains a robust pro bono practice. He regularly works with refugees seeking asylum in the United States. Rob also counseled a national non-profit organization on legal issues and has provided local pro bono representation in the fields of probate, landlord/tenant, and criminal law.

Selected Client Representations

  • Represented OutMatch Holdings, LLC, a leading talent intelligence platform, which enables companies to recruit, hire and develop employees, in its sale to Rubicon Technology Partners.

  • Represented the franchisor and manufacturer of customizable shelving and storage solutions in the equity sale of its subsidiary companies to the largest home services franchisor in the world.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “SBA Issues Clarifying Guidance for PPP Borrowers in M&A Transactions,” co-author, Haynes and Boone client alert, October 7, 2020.
  • “Venture Capital Investment Vehicles,” author, Haynes and Boone client alert, June 16, 2020.

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