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Experience

Willie Schuerger provides general counsel to public and private business entities in corporate and securities matters, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance transactions, joint ventures, and distribution arrangements.

Representative Matters

  • Represented trustee in Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of life settlement provider and securitization of policy portfolio
  • Represented financial services company in acquisition of life insurance agency
  • Represented physicians and physician practice groups in evaluation of sale, joint venture, and restructuring transactions
  • Represented insurance agency in out-of-court debt restructuring to preserve renewal commission income stream
  • Represented U.S. subsidiary of publicly held foreign company in numerous acquisitions of wholesale electrical distributors located throughout the United States
  • Represented commodity trading and processing company in acquisition of control in processing plant
  • Represented investment company in sale of life settlement based financial asset portfolio to U.S. subsidiary of foreign bank
  • Represented insurance agency in development and sale of proprietary life insurance program to subsidiary of NYSE-listed company
  • Represented distributor of oilfield services products in sale of business
  • Represented commodity trading and processing company in joint venture to develop improved plant varieties
  • Represented building products manufacturer in divestiture of operating division
  • Represented financial services companies in development of proprietary products and sale of company to publicly held foreign banking institution
  • Represented storage tank manufacturer in sale to private equity consortium
  • Represented standards related technical services firm in numerous acquisitions and dispositions
  • Represented building products manufacturer in numerous acquisitions
  • Represented pipe manufacturing company in sale to private equity buyer
  • Represented nursery company in recapitalization and stock exchange transaction
  • Represented insurance agency in securing equity investments from NYSE-listed insurance holding company
  • Represented insurance agency in structure and formation of joint venture with NYSE-listed carrier

Honors & Affiliations

Distinctions/Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Law), 2013-2019

Memberships/Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas; Business Law, Corporate Counsel, Insurance Law, and Intellectual Property Sections
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Corporate Counsel and Securities Law Sections

Education & Admissions

Education

  • J.D., 1983, with highest honors, Texas Tech University School of Law, Order of the Coif; Order of Barristers; Chairman, Board of Barristers; Associate Editor, Texas Tech Law Review
  • B.A., 1980, Texas Tech University

Admissions

  • Texas