Robin McJilton Wheatley

Senior Counsel
(972) 628-3646

Robin McJilton Wheatley serves as senior counsel in the corporate law group. Robin has over 20 years’ experience representing public and private companies in a wide range of corporate and real estate transactions. For corporate clients, Robin focuses her practice on corporate law and finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate finance, and general corporate governance. Robin advises clients on both the buy-side and sell-side with respect to equity and asset purchases and sales, strategic entity formations, business transactions, and other corporate matters.

For real estate clients, Robin advises on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, finance, and development of real estate and private equity transactions. Robin’s practice encompasses all phases of the purchase and sale of real estate and related assets, and related financing, including title and survey review, and borrower representation in connection with Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and private lender loans.


Representative Matters

  • Representation of public companies in merger acquisitions ranging from $100 million to $2 billion;
  • Represented client in a $183 million acquisition of a public logistics corporation;
  • Representation of real estate advisory services company with asset management of $75 million portfolio; including all phases of the purchase and sale of real estate assets, equity, and debt financing;
  • Tenant representation for commercial and industrial leases totaling over 1,000,000 SF;
  • Corporate restructuring and subsequent $150 million acquisition of transportation company;
  • Representation of cable technology company in the acquisition of several technology companies ranging from $5 million to $60 million.


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

Associations & Memberships

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate)
Denton County, Texas

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Junior Judges Program
Committee Chair

Lawyers Against Domestic Violence
Committee Chair

Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program

Bar Admissions

Texas, 1999

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Texas


Focus Areas

Corporate Governance

Mergers & Acquisitions

Public Company Representation

Private Equity


Technology Transactions