Bishop, Bryan E.

Bryan E. Bishop

Of Counsel
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Bryan Bishop has decades of experience advising clients in corporate and securities law, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including leveraged buy-outs
  • Senior and subordinated debt financings
  • Public offerings and private placements of securities
  • Defensive and anti-takeover measures
  • Commercial and energy lending
  • Governance matters (including representation of special committees)
  • SEC compliance
  • Contract preparation and negotiation

Bryan Bishop has decades of experience advising clients in corporate and securities law, including:

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including leveraged buy-outs
  • Senior and subordinated debt financings
  • Public offerings and private placements of securities
  • Defensive and anti-takeover measures
  • Commercial and energy lending
  • Governance matters (including representation of special committees)
  • SEC compliance
  • Contract preparation and negotiation

Bryan’s experience includes the representation of:

  • Independent advisory committee of publicly traded limited partnership
  • Public company in connection with roll-up transaction involving unaffiliated partnerships and restructuring of property interests, including structuring of transaction, negotiation of agreements and preparation of registration statement and other SEC documents
  • Public company in connection with its sale in auction process, including planning regarding auction process, counseling of board, participation in conduct of auction, negotiation of transaction agreements and preparation of proxy statement and other SEC filings
  • Financially troubled public company in connection with negotiations with creditors and security holders to arrive at out-of-bankruptcy workout, including restructuring of company and negotiation of agreements for sales of assets
  • Public company in connection with planning, financing and construction of significant new manufacturing facility, including negotiation of design, construction and equipment procurement contracts, negotiation of requirements contract with principal customer, placement of subordinated debt in Rule 144A transaction and negotiation of senior lending agreement
  • Purchasers, sellers, senior and subordinated lenders and management groups in connection with various leveraged buy-out transactions
  • Various issuers, underwriters and investors in connection with public offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities
  • Governmental entity in a general counsel capacity in connection with contract and other matters, including development of revised procurement contract forms and interpretation and negotiation of procurement and other contracts
  • A publicly owned media company with respect to general business and legal matters
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Education
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1972
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering,

    with high honors

    , The University of Texas at Arlington, 1968

    Tau Beta Pi

Bar Admissions
  • Texas
Professional Affiliations
    • Former Director and Fellow, Texas Business Law Foundation
    • Former Member, Corporation Law Committee, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Member, American Bar Association
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2018-2021)
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2006-2018)
    • Named, Texas Super Lawyers®, Mergers & Acquisitions (2003-2006)
    • Named, Who’s Who in America