Girtz, Mark A.


  Dallas, Texas, USA
 +214.855.7526
 +214.978.4349
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Mark is the Business Development Coordinator of the firm's Corporate & Securities group, which consists of over 15 attorneys in Dallas, Houston and Austin, Texas. He 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 and 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, web hosting and web services agreements, value added reseller and distribution agreements and trade secret agreements.

Memberships & Affiliations
  • Dallas Bar Association, Corporate Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities (Chairman) Sections
  • Dallas Trade Group
  • Greater Dallas Toastmasters
  • Southwest Benefits Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Corporate Counsel Section
Awards & Honors
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Best Business Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2007
Admissions
  • Texas
Education
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts

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