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Wick Phillips Yields Record Year in Transaction Practice


Wick Phillips, a full-service business law firm with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, announces that the transactional and finance practice handled more than $445 million in transactions during 2012, a significant increase in business volume from the previous year. In addition, the practice added six corporate, finance and real estate attorneys to the team, tripling the firm's capability in transactions.

Throughout 2012, the Wick Phillips transactional and finance group represented clients in mergers and acquisitions, real estate, finance, securities, and general corporate transactional matters. The firm handled more than a dozen business and real estate acquisitions, formed three private equity and hedge funds, directed nine financing transactions, and closed six venture capital transactions. In addition, the practice group represented landlord and tenants in connection with the leasing of more than 300,000 square feet of office, retail, and industrial space.

“Wick Phillips has an established reputation throughout North Texas for our proven ability to handle complex and cost-effective business transactions,” said Bradley K. Mahanay, partner of Wick Phillips and head of the corporate and finance practice group. “With a broad base of corporate experience, our legal team focuses on developing long-term relationships with our clients, while delivering practical value-added solutions.”

Bryan J. Wick, co-founding partner of Wick Phillips continued, “The work of our transactional team continues to contribute to the growth and success of the firm, and further establishes Wick Phillips as a full-service legal resource for businesses throughout Texas. Considering the growth we achieved in 2012, we look forward to further expansion of the firm's corporate capabilities in 2013 and beyond.”

About Wick Phillips:

Serving the legal needs of businesses in a broad range of industries, Wick Phillips practices law with purpose. Specialty areas include commercial litigation, bankruptcy, creditor's rights, civil appeals, corporate, corporate advisory, real estate, labor and employment, technology and securities. For more information visit

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