Munck Wilson Mandala


Katherine L. Schneider

Senior Associate
Corporate
Dallas
(972) 628-3663

Katherine (Kate) Schneider is a senior associate practicing in the firm’s corporate group. She focuses her practice on securities litigation, corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, and employment law.

Kate earned her Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, where she graduated with cum laude honors. While in law school, Kate was associate editor of the Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy. She was also a national quarterfinalist in the Irving R. Kaufman Memorial Securities Law Moot Court Competition and earned a certificate in Securities Regulation and Corporate Law.

Kate earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with concentrations in finance and Spanish (both of which she is proficient in). During her time at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Kate was a member of the Wisconsin Equestrian Team and a member of UW-Madison’s Kappa Alpha Theta chapter.

Representative Matters

  • Drafted private placement memorandum for businesses within the construction, health care and energy sectors, and ensured compliance with applicable federal securities regulations and state blue sky laws.
  • Negotiated all aspects of partnership buyouts and asset purchase agreements from initial proposals to drafting share purchase agreements, membership interest purchase agreements, leasing agreements, sales documents etc.
  • Drafted various contracts including company agreements, commission sharing arrangements, service contracts, corporate resolutions, and by-laws.
  • Conducted hostile take-over of health care company on behalf of majority shareholders, which included onsite audit of company financials, detailed review of asset purchase agreement and negotiating buy-out agreements for chief shareholders.

Education

Catholic University of America, 2014
Columbus School of Law Juris Doctorate
Cum Laude
Dean’s List, 2012-2014
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
B.A., Economics

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas, 2017

D.C.

New York

Supreme Court of Texas

U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2017

U.S. District Court of Texas, Northern District

U.S. District Court of Texas, Southern District

U.S. District Court of Texas, Eastern District

Supreme Court of Texas

D.C.

New York

Reforming Medicare-Financed Graduate Medical Education,

Catholic University Law Review (2014) 

Focus Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions 

Securities Litigation 

Corporate Governance Litigation