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 governance, entity formation and structuring, recapitalization and executive compensation matters, including stock options and equity incentives. In addition, Jack regularly advises clients in connection with private placement memorandums and operating and joint venture agreements.

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.

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

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2021-2022); Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Tax Law (2021-2022); Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Trusts and Estates (2022)
  • 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, United States 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 governance, entity formation and structuring, recapitalization and executive compensation matters, including stock options and equity incentives. In addition, Jack regularly advises clients in connection with private placement memorandums and operating and joint venture agreements.

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.

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

Experience

  • Hotel Portfolio Disposition

    Represented a real estate investment company in the sale of its hotel portfolio to a publicly-traded REIT.

  • Software Company Disposition

    Represented a software company in its sale to a global investment firm.

  • Manufacturing Company Disposition

    Represented a steel manufacturing company in its sale to a competitor.

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