Bill R. Womble

Bill R. Womble

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    214.880.3120
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Of Counsel

  • Thompson & Knight LLP
    One Arts Plaza
    1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
    Dallas, TX 75201 USA
    214.969.1770
    214.880.3120
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Bill Womble represents clients in corporate, securities regulation, and commercial transactions. He has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions, combinations of business entities, and related transactions. Representative client industries include health care, manufacturing, computer technology, satellite communications, and financial services.

Bill focuses his practice on business and business-related issues, including business planning, formation, and restructuring; contract negotiations; securities laws and compliance; executive employment matters; and general legal advice for corporate, partnership, and related matters.

Experience

  • Represented the target company in a $128 million cash tender offer and subsequent merger effecting a change of control, including advice to the board of directors of the target company regarding fiduciary obligations of directors and available alternatives for maximizing shareholder value

  • Represented the acquiring company in a $56 million acquisition of a target satellite communications company in a forward-triangular merger transaction involving a stock-for-stock exchange and subsequent registration of the securities issued in the merger to shareholders of the target company

  • Represented the acquiring company in an $18 million acquisition of a target communications company in a cash-for-stock transaction, plus a share of the post-closing earnings of the acquired company predicated on its business performance for a stated time period

  • Structured and negotiated the sale of health care enterprises in a $125 million transaction, including indenture defeasance and redemption of publicly held tax-exempt bond issue, sale of assets, and disposition of associated properties

  • Structured and negotiated the sale of long-term health care facilities in a $35 million assets-for-stock transaction

Activities (Memberships/Affiliations)

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Business Law, International Law, and Health Law Sections

  • Member, American Bar Association; Business Law, International Law, and Health Law Sections

  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Corporate Securities, International Law, and Health Law Sections

  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

  • Distinguished Alumnus Award (2001), Texas Tech University

  • Member, Chancellor's Council, Texas Tech University

  • Endowed Scholarship Donor, College of Education, Texas Tech University

  • Endowed Scholarship Donor, Texas Tech University Alumni Association

  • Endowed Scholarship Honoree, Bill R. Womble Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Corporate and Health Care Law, University of Texas School of Law

  • Former Director, Texas Tech University Alumni Association

  • Former Director, Texas Tech University Foundation

  • Member, Dean's Advisory Committee, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University

  • Member, Dean's Council, University of Texas School of Law

  • Former Trustee and Chairman of Scholarship Committee, The Hockaday School

  • Member, Eyes of Texas Club, University of Texas

  • Member, Royal Oaks Country Club

  • Member, Saint Michael and All Angels Church

  • Life Member, University of Texas Ex-Students Association

  • Member, The City Club and Tower Club

  • Former Member, Board of Directors, Vertex Communications Corporation (NYSE)