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Kathleen Bargon Henry

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Business Organizations
  • Corporate Governance and Counseling
  • IP Due Diligence
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Technology Transactions
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity


Kathleen Bargon Henry
(972) 628-3611


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Dallas, Texas 1998
    Juris Doctorate
    Honors: SMU Law Review Association, Staff Evaluation Editor
  • Tulane University
    New Orleans, Louisiana 1995
    B.A. - Political Economy and Political Science

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1998

Attorney Bio

Kathleen Bargon Henry is senior counsel in the corporate law group.

Kathleen’s practice focuses on a broad range of corporate and securities law matters. She has significant experience in initial public offerings, secondary offerings, shelf offerings, rights offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and the preparation of proxy statements and periodic reports under the federal securities laws. Kathleen’s practice also includes advising clients concerning federal securities law compliance, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and other corporate governance matters, as well as the representation of clients in connection with stock and asset purchases, private placements of debt and equity securities, registered exchange offers, syndications of joint ventures, stock option plans, and a wide variety of general corporate and contract matters.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of public companies ranging in size from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies reporting under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934;
  • Representation of both the issuer and underwriter in $200 million and $100 million public offerings of oil and gas exploration programs;
  • Representation of the acquirers in $50 million and $33 million acquisitions of facilities that produce synthetic coal fuel qualifying for tax credits under section 29 of the Internal Revenue Code;
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company in a $100 million registered debt offering of senior notes pursuant to a takedown off a universal shelf;
  • Representation of a Fortune 500 company in a $100 million offering of senior subordinated notes issued under Rule 144A and Regulation S, followed by the $100 million registered exchange offer of such notes for notes registered under the Securities Act of 1933;
  • Numerous private placements of interests in partnerships formed for the purpose of oil and gas exploration and ownership of income-producing oil and gas properties, in amounts ranging from $500,000 to $20 million;
  • Representation of both the issuer and underwriter in the initial public offering of a wireless telecommunications company;
  • Representation of the seller in the merger of a private software company with a publicly-traded company;
  • Representation of a public company in its adoption of a poison pill.

Professional Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Dallas Bar Association
Securities Practice Group