Press Release

Munsch Hardt Grows Corporate & Securities Section with Addition of W. Phillip Whitcomb

May 1, 2015

Munsch Hardt recently strengthened its Corporate & Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions practices with the addition of W. Phillip Whitcomb as a Shareholder in its Dallas office. Whitcomb brings to the firm more than 30 years of experience in advising and representing senior management of public and private companies on sophisticated corporate legal issues.

“We are thrilled to have Phil on board.  Given his vast experience, Phil adds a great deal of strength to Munsch Hardt’s corporate section,” said Phil C. Appenzeller, Jr., CEO of Munsch Hardt. “Having worked in this market for quite some time, he understands what clients need and has the experience and judgment to get exceptional results. We are excited to welcome him to the firm.”

Whitcomb’s extensive background includes serving in a variety of legal and corporate development positions within HP Enterprise Services (formerly Electronic Data Systems Corporation) and Centex Homes, as well as Managing Director at JMP Securities. Most recently, he was a partner in a major Texas-based law firm.

When partnering with his clients, Whitcomb develops and executes strategic business plans through acquisitions and divestitures, public and private debt and equity financings, strategic alliance and joint venture arrangements, and complex service and outsourcing agreements. His practice focuses on the aviation, energy, information technology and real estate industries both within Texas and across the United States and abroad.

Whitcomb received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University and his doctorate from the Dedman School of Law at SMU.