Van Jolas

Locke Lord LLP

Van M. Jolas has over 30 years experience in a wide range of corporate, transaction, finance, commercial and advisory matters. He represents public and private companies engaged in the media, energy, building products, manufacturing, finance, services and technology industries.

Van has substantial experience in mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, public and private securities offerings, securities law reporting and compliance, corporate governance, corporate planning, business organization formations and restructurings, antitrust counseling and general corporate representation.

In addition to his significant transactional, commercial and general corporate experience, Van also advises clients on the antitrust implications of proposed transactions and other business activities, including compliance and reporting under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, and provides consultation, analysis and advice regarding the antitrust implications of various business arrangements and relationships.

Representative Experience :

  • Represented a publicly-traded Delaware corporation in consummating a reincorporation merger to become a publicly-traded Texas corporation
  • Represented several public companies in the preparation and filing of registration statements for their employee benefit plans, stock purchase plans and dividend reinvestment plans
  • Represented publicly-traded broadcast television companies in multiple acquisitions and divestitures of broadcast television stations
  • Represented a consortium of eight newspaper companies in the creation of a national advertising platform in the 30 largest designated market areas of the United States
  • Assisted a video game development company in its sale to a publicly-traded video game development company
  • Represented Lucid Energy Group II, LLC in the purchase of certain assets of Agave Energy Company and the acquisition of all of the outstanding stock of Agave Energy Holdings, Inc., involving the acquisition of more than 1,300 miles of gas gathering pipelines and natural gas gathering and processing assets
  • Represented an oil and gas company in its acquisition of offshore producing oil and gas leases and wells located in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Represented a publicly-traded midstream company in the establishment of a joint venture arrangement to build and operate a 52-mile gas gathering pipeline’
  • Represented a chemical manufacturing client in its acquisition of the assets of a company that designs, develops and manufactures specialty chemicals and polymers for oil and gas exploration companies
  • Represented a private equity-backed building products company in multiple acquisitions preceding its initial public offering
  • Represented a healthcare company in several acquisitions of, and investments in, technology and software development companies
  • Represented a private investor in consummating more than 25 equity investment transactions in multi-family housing properties located throughout the United States

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, Texas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Corporate Counsel Section, Dallas Bar Association
    • Council Board Member (2010-Present)
    • Treasurer (2018)
    • Secretary (2019)
  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation

Education :

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 1985
  • B.B.A., Finance, with high distinction, University of Iowa, 1982

Admissions : Texas, 1985


Rate : $$$

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