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SERVICES

Providing
Providing
Providing

innovative fractional general counsel to
those who want a principled partner, not just a lawyer.

JOHNNY’S

EXPERIENCE

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  • In excess of 30 years experience relating to fiduciary duties of directors, managers, officers, shareholders, members and retained professionals for Texas entities
  • Initial 10 years trained as litigation attorney
  • In excess of 20 years experience as commercial real estate, transactional and corporate attorney
  • In excess of 20 years experience as “outside general counsel” for $1.5 billion company
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FRACTIONAL

GENERAL COUNSEL

Johnny will partner with you or your organization as external legal representation. His goal is to learn the ins and outs of your business, allowing you the time to focus on growing your company with the peace of mind that your legal interests are being taken care of.

REAL

ESTATE

Johnny will oversee the sale, purchase, development or lease of commercial properties for prospective sellers, purchasers, landlords and tenants. This includes drafting and reviewing contracts of all kinds, from development and construction to title review and closing documents. He ensures that your business is in compliance with all federal, state, and local real estate laws while also keeping your company’s best interests in mind.

TRANSACTIONAL

LAW

Johnny Merritt, Attorney and Mary Wingfield, Attorney

Johnny can partner with you to handle all legal matters with regard to your business dealings and transactions. This can include, but is not limited to, drafting and negotiating contracts, creating routine forms for repeated use at your business, advising on general compliance issues and facilitating the resolution of pre-litigation disputes for transactional clients. 

MERGERS

AND ACQUISITIONS

Johnny provides legal support during the fusion of two companies into one or the purchase of one company by another. This can also include the purchase and sale of a significant equity interest in your company or an outside business, as well as asset purchase agreements. From negotiations and contracts to closing documents, licenses, and permits, he will walk alongside you through the process of merging with, selling to, or buying another company.

ORGANIZATION,

STRUCTURE & GOVERNANCE

Johnny can help you determine the best strategy to incorporate your business, whether that’s a partnership, an LLC, a C-corp, a co-op or something else, as well as draft and file all necessary documents and corporate agreements for partners, members, or shareholders. He provides ongoing representation to ensure all of your business organization, structure, and governance needs are in order from a legal standpoint. 

CLIENT

TESTIMONIALS

PARTNERS

WORK

WITH JOHNNY

LEGAL COUNSEL, ALIGNED WITH YOUR INTERESTS

Johnny helps Texas businesses meet and exceed their goals by providing trusted and ethical legal support when they need it, within the parameters of their budget. He will work with your organization’s individual needs to cultivate a lasting relationship and ultimately promote your success.