Alexander M. Szeto

972 759 1431
469 375 3229 (FAX)

aszeto@higierallen.com

2711 North Haskell Ave
Suite 2400
Dallas, Texas 75204
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Alex represents clients in a wide variety of corporate and securities matters, such as private placements, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities regulation, and private equity transactions. Alex assists businesses and entrepreneurs through all stages of their business lives—from formation and capital raising, to daily operations and corporate governance, to major exit transactions. Alex also advises private equity and venture capital clients in fund formation, private offerings and securities law compliance.

Alex has represented private and publicly-traded companies covering a wide array of industries, such as technology, oil & gas, real estate, manufacturing, financial services, retail, entertainment and health care.

Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Business Transactions
  • Securities
  • Capital Markets
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Governance
  • Investment Adviser and Broker-Dealer Regulation

Publications, Articles & Presentations

  • "Buying and Selling the Business: Asset Sales, Stock Sales, Mergers, and Other Tools of the Trade," University of Houston Law Center Conference on Advising Mid-Sized Businesses (2007, 2008; Co-author with Mark S. Solomon)
  • "Mergers & Acquisitions Update," SEC Hot Topics Institute (September 2006; Co-author with Mark S. Solomon)
  • "Securities Act Reform Rules," University of Houston Law Center Conference on Advising Mid-Sized Businesses (2005; Co-Author with Mark S. Solomon)
  • "Securities Act Reform Rules" SEC Hot Topics Institute (2005; Co-author with Mark S. Solomon)
  • "Down for the Count: The SEC Regulates Hedge Funds" Wall Street Lawyer (December 1, 2004; Co-author with Victor B. Zanetti)
  • "Indemnification of Directors and Officers: A Different Side to the Problem of Corporate Corruption" Wall Street Lawyer (June 1, 2004; Co-author with J. David Washburn)

Industries

  • Finance
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Real Estate
  • Oil & Gas
  • Technology
  • Startups and Small Businesses

Education

  • BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University (2000)
  • J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law (2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas (2003)

Legal Associations, Professional Affiliations, and Community Leadership

  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association

Previous Professional Experience

  • Andrews Kurth LLP, 2003-2009
  • Basinger, Leggett, Clemons, Bowling, Shore & Crouch, PLLC, 2009-2012