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Robin McJilton Wheatley

Senior Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Business Organizations
  • Corporate Governance and Counseling
  • Equity Incentive Plans
  • Executive Compensation
  • Franchising
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities and Corporate Finance
  • Startups and Emerging Companies
  • Technology Transactions

Contact

Robin McJilton Wheatley
(972) 628-3646

Education

  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Dallas, Texas 1999
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: cum laude
    International Law Review, citations editor
  • University of Texas at Arlington
    Arlington, Texas 1996
    B.S. Political Science
    Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1999

Attorney Bio

Robin McJilton Wheatley is senior counsel in the firm’s corporate law group. Her practice focuses on a broad range of corporate and securities law matters and she has significant experience in initial public offerings, secondary offerings, rights offerings, mergers and acquisitions, and the preparation of proxy statements and periodic reports under the federal securities laws. Robin also advises clients on federal securities law compliance and other corporate governance matters, stock and asset purchases, private placements of debt and equity securities, registered exchange offers, syndications of joint ventures, stock option plans, and many other corporate and contract matters.

In addition to corporate law, Robin represents clients on commercial and industrial leases.

Representative Experience

  • Represented client in a $183 million acquisition of a public logistics corporation;
  • Corporate restructuring and subsequent $150 million acquisition of transportation company;
  • Initial public offering listed on NASDAQ and Luxembourg Stock Exchange;
  • Represented a NASDAQ listed company in a $50 million acquisition of telecommunications company;
  • Represented a cable technology company in the acquisition of several technology companies ranging from $5 million to $60 million.

Professional Associations & Memberships

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Junior Judges Program
Committee Chair

Lawyers Against Domestic Violence
Committee Chair

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Denton County, Texas