Phillip M. Slinkard

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111 Congress Avenue
Suite 1800
Austin, Texas 78701
512-703-6321 tel
512-703-6399 fax

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For the past three decades, Phil Slinkard has assisted companies located in Austin and throughout the U.S. with corporate and business law strategy. As a result, he has developed substantial experience in a wide variety of corporate law matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, securities law compliance, contract negotiation, litigation strategy, trade secrets, copyrights, covenants not to compete, franchising, intellectual property licensing, executive compensation and employee stock options. He often acts as outside general counsel to companies without an in-house legal team, helping them develop and manage their business plans and growth strategies.

Areas of Emphasis

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate law
  • Corporate governance issues
  • Representation of technology companies
  • Representation of franchisees, licensors and licensees
  • Chairman of the Board, Rachel's Challenge, 2013
  • Board of Directors, Texas General Counsel Forum, Austin-San Antonio Chapter, 2004-2012
  • Board of Directors, American Heart Association, Austin Area Division, 2004-2008, Chairman of the Board, Austin Area Division, 2008-2009
  • Board Member, Rachel's Challenge
  • Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law and Securities Law, 2006-2007, 2009, 2013-2014
  • Texas Super Lawyer, Law & Politics Magazine, 2004-2010
  • "Texas Super Lawyer," in Business / Corporate Law, Texas Monthly, 2014
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  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors, member of Texas Law Review, Chancellors, Order of the Coif, 1982
  • University of Oklahoma, B.B.A., with special distinction, 1979
Admitted to Practice
  • Texas, 1982