DALLAS – Barnes & Thornburg has announced the addition of Amy E. Lott, a corporate and securities attorney, as a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department in the firm’s Dallas office.
Lott counsels privately held and venture-backed companies, banks, private funds, family offices, and entrepreneurs, both domestic and international, on a broad range of business transactions, investments, and compliance matters.
She focuses her practice on stock and asset acquisitions, private placements, Community Reinvestment Act-qualifying investments, and federal and state securities compliance in the application software, energy, real estate, healthcare, investment management, transportation, professional services, and manufacturing sectors.
“With such a diverse skill set and background working in several key industries, Amy will quickly become an integral part of our team and advise our clients on their most pressing business matters,” said David Gotlieb, chair of the firm’s Corporate Department. “She has counseled executives and business owners through the entire life cycle of a deal, and we look forward to seeing her continue this dedicated work at the firm.”
Lott has been in private practice in Dallas for nearly two decades in private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and other complex contracting matters. She has represented sponsors and issuers in the formation of private equity funds, real estate funds, oil and gas funds, and search funds and closed more than $1 billion in private placements. She also serves as outside general counsel to portfolio companies and family-owned businesses.
“Amy has deep roots and an impeccable reputation in Dallas,” said Mark Bayer, Dallas office managing partner. “Her long-standing relationships in the area will position her well to make connections and quickly become an asset to the firm. She also adds to the depth of our transactional practice in Dallas – a priority for us over the next several years.”
Lott earned her B.B.A. and M.B.A. from Dallas Baptist University and her J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
With more than 700 attorneys and other legal professionals, Barnes & Thornburg is one of the largest law firms in the country. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Atlanta, Boston, California, Chicago, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, Minneapolis, New York, Ohio, Raleigh, Salt Lake City, Texas and Washington, D.C. For more information, visit us online at www.btlaw.com or on Twitter @BTLawNews.