Specializing in Corporate and Real Estate Law.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt provides representations with respect to mergers, acquisitions and other business and asset purchases and dispositions; joint ventures and other strategic investments/alliances; divestitures and dispositions; and restructurings and recapitalizations.
We offer startup counseling and formation of corporations, LLC’s, partnerships and other entities, and preparation of related documentation, including operating agreements, partnership documents, shareholders’ agreements and buy/sell agreements. We can also advise your business on issues of restructurings, liquidations and dissolutions.
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt will provide you with expert advice, drafting and negotiation on a variety of commercial agreements and contracts, including sales, services, vendor/supplier, confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.
General Corporate and Business Law
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt excels in the ongoing counseling on a wide variety of corporate operations including advice on corporate governance requirements, best practices, ethics issues, risk management and Sarbanes Oxley.
Private Equity and Venture Capital
Our team will provide representations with respect to debt and equity financings, including loans, indentures, angel/venture capital financings, crowdfunding (Regulation CF) and other private and public equity offerings.
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt provides a broad representation with respect to complex real estate matters including development agreements, condominium regimes, easements, acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, title and survey matters, construction and architectural contracts for commercial and high end residential properties, negotiations of city and governmental agency agreements relating to property. We also provide support as borrower and guarantor counsel or as lender's counsel with respect to project, construction and mezzanine financings.
State of Texas
The University of Texas School of Law (J.D. w/ honors, 1999)
The University of Texas at Austin Red McCombs School of Business (M.P.A., Taxation, Dean’s Achievement Award, 1993)
The University of Texas at Austin Red McCombs School of Business (B.B.A., Accounting w/ honors, 1993)
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC, 2011-current
Brown McCarroll, LLP, 2009-2011
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP, 1999-2009
Super Lawyers 2019, 2020
Texas Rising Star, Super Lawyers 2009
Austin Monthly, Top Lawyers 2019, 2020
Austin Under 40, Finalist, Legal Category 2010
- Leadership Austin, Essential Class of 2012
Leadership Westlake, Class of 2018
Charitable and Civic
CASA of Travis County, 2020 Vice Chair and Executive Committee
Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Board Member & Leadership Westlake Chair
Austin Bar Foundation Fellow
The Seton 50, Founder
Leadership Austin, Board of Directors 2014-2016
Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt began with the belief that there is a growing need for knowledgeable, dedicated lawyers who understand key business and real estate issues and can provide a wealth of experience on a variety of corporate and real estate law matters in a cost-effective manner.
Our team is comprised of former big-firm lawyers with business and real estate backgrounds and in-house experience. We are passionate about helping businesses grow and succeed, and we approach our work from the client’s perspective. Above all, at Potts Blacklock Senterfitt we are committed to getting projects done expertly and efficiently, and at a cost that makes business sense for our clients.
Potts Blacklock Senterfitt
4800 Bee Caves Road
Austin, Texas 78746
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