George

"Jack" Casanova, Jr.

Associate
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

As a transactional attorney, Jack specializes in mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and tax law. Jack regularly advises clients on corporate formation and LLC structuring, business and commercial contracts as well as employment and leasing agreements. From a tax perspective, Jack helps clients navigate the continually evolving state and federal tax laws, providing tax-efficient alternatives to various business and personal situations.

Jack also represents private and non-profit developers and investors in complex real estate and development transactions involving public-private partnerships, tax credit finance (including New Markets Tax Credits and federal and state historic tax credits), state and local incentives, traditional equity and debt financing. Jack additionally advises clients in connection with  private placement memorandums and formation of partnerships, limited liability companies and other operating and joint venture agreements.

Originally from Church Point, Louisiana, Jack enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and children.

Education

Admission

Achievements

  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax Law  (2021)
  • Memberships

    • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
    • Idea Village (Mentor)
  • Clerkships

    • The Honorable Henry Brown, Chief Judge, Louisiana Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Judicial Intern)
    • The Honorable Jay Zainey, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (Judicial Extern)

Overview

As a transactional attorney, Jack specializes in mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and tax law. Jack regularly advises clients on corporate formation and LLC structuring, business and commercial contracts as well as employment and leasing agreements. From a tax perspective, Jack helps clients navigate the continually evolving state and federal tax laws, providing tax-efficient alternatives to various business and personal situations.

Jack also represents private and non-profit developers and investors in complex real estate and development transactions involving public-private partnerships, tax credit finance (including New Markets Tax Credits and federal and state historic tax credits), state and local incentives, traditional equity and debt financing. Jack additionally advises clients in connection with  private placement memorandums and formation of partnerships, limited liability companies and other operating and joint venture agreements.

Originally from Church Point, Louisiana, Jack enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and children.

Experience

  • Asset Acquisition

    Assisted in representing a film transportation equipment company in its expansion and acquisition of production vehicle assets.

  • Sale + Merger

    Assisted in representing a storage and transportation company with a sale/merger to a private equity firm.

  • Asset Acquisition

    Assisted in representing a safety, medical, security and health and wellness services company in its expansion and acquisition of additional facilities.

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