Garrett DeVries

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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North Field Street 2300
Dallas 75201 TX US

Garrett A. DeVries provides public and private companies with strategic guidance on all facets of securities transactions, regularly advising on initial and follow-on offerings of equity and debt, Rule 144A offerings and A/B exchange offers, private equity and debt financings.

Garrett has particular experience with clients in the construction and manufacturing sectors. He handles corporate governance matters involving:

  • Capital raising
  • Securities compliance
  • Reporting obligations
  • Shareholder relations.

Representative Work

  • Acted as counsel to US Concrete, Inc, a leading producer in premixed concrete operating in San Francisco; Dallas/Fort Worth; New York City; and Washington, D.C., in completing a follow-on debt offering of $200 million that allowed the company to expand operations.
  • Provided advice to an oil and gas exploration and production company in multiple Regulation S offerings outside the U.S. and concurrent Regulation D private placements inside the U.S.
  •  Advised Construction Partners, Inc., a vertically integrated construction company providing construction products and services to public and private infrastructure projects, in a $180 million initial public stock offering.
  • Assisted Commercial Metal Company (CMC) in more than 10 strategic acquisitions and dispositions. As a result of the transactions, CMC now has an expanded geographic footprint in the largest construction regions in the United States.
  • Represented a major supplier of aviation parts in its $1.7 billion sale to one of the world’s leading aerospace companies.

Key Experience

  •  Provides counsel on capital-raising, securities compliance, reporting obligations, shareholder relations and other governance matters.
  • Leads complex mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions for public and private companies.
  • Acts as lead securities counsel for several public companies.


  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1994
  • B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, with highest honors, 1991

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas


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