Mark

A. Girtz

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

Overview

Mark advises clients on a wide variety of corporate, business, technology and securities matters. He has significant experience in capital structuring and implementation, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private placements of equity and debt securities, public securities offerings and periodic reporting, equity incentive plans, as well as general corporate matters, including shareholders agreements, employment and consulting services agreements, employee benefit plan matters, equipment leases and general business contracts.

Mark routinely advises management and boards of directors in connection with corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues. In addition, he has been involved in a large number of technology matters including technology transfers, software development and licensing agreement negotiation and drafting, technology agreements, value added reseller and distribution agreements and trade secret agreements.

Education

Admission

Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review Rated
  • D Magazine – Best Lawyers in Dallas (2015); Best Business Lawyers in Dallas (2007)
  • Memberships

    • Dallas Bar Association, Corporate Counsel, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities (Chairman) Sections
    • Dallas Trade Group
    • Greater Dallas Toastmasters
    • Southwest Benefits Association
    • State Bar of Texas, Corporate Counsel Section

Overview

Mark advises clients on a wide variety of corporate, business, technology and securities matters. He has significant experience in capital structuring and implementation, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private placements of equity and debt securities, public securities offerings and periodic reporting, equity incentive plans, as well as general corporate matters, including shareholders agreements, employment and consulting services agreements, employee benefit plan matters, equipment leases and general business contracts.

Mark routinely advises management and boards of directors in connection with corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues. In addition, he has been involved in a large number of technology matters including technology transfers, software development and licensing agreement negotiation and drafting, technology agreements, value added reseller and distribution agreements and trade secret agreements.

Experience

  • Research Company Disposition

    Represented a Dallas, Texas-based apartment and student housing market research company in its $80 MM sale to a publicly-traded, global provider of software and

  • Mobile Health Application

    Represented medical supply company in the development of a mobile health application that allows various health care providers to view pictures of patients' wounds and

  • General Corporate Counseling

    Represented the leading software provider of intelligent copy data solutions in its acquisition of a software division, as well as in all general corporate and litigation matters.

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