WESLEY C. WATTS

Associate
 
Corporate Finance
Corporate Law & Governance
Energy Innovation & Clean Technology
Entrepreneurial Services
Mergers & Acquisitions
Technology Transactions
Venture Capital

EXPERIENCE:

Wes Watts practices corporate and securities law as an associate in the Austin office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Wes has represented both public and private companies in a wide range of business matters, including merger and acquisition transactions, public equity offerings, private placement equity and debt transactions, public company periodic reporting, venture capital financings, strategic alliances, and technology transactions.

Prior to practicing law, Wes obtained significant experience in business management. His work ranged from handling the marketplace sales and operations of a Fortune 500 company to managing a successful, locally owned restaurant.

Before joining Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Wes practiced law with Baker Botts LLP.

EDUCATION:
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 2008
    With High Honors; Member, Chancellors Honor Society; Order of the Coif; Editor-in-Chief, Texas International Law Journal
  • B.A., History, University of Texas, 1993
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, Business Law Section, American Bar Association
  • Member, Austin Bar Association
  • Member, Austin Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, University of Texas Law Mentors
SELECT PUBLICATIONS:
  • Co-author with W. Stutts, "Of Herring and Sausage: Nordic Responses to Banking Crises as Examples for the United States," Texas International Law Journal, 2009
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of Texas

Contact Information

900 South Capital of Texas Highway
Las Cimas IV, Fifth Floor
Austin, TX 78746
Phone | 512-338-5450
Fax | 512-338-5499

Email | Wesley Wattswwatts@wsgr.com

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