The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

Vinson & Elkins LLP

2801 VIA FORTUNA, SUITE 100, AUSTIN, TX 78746-7568, USA
Tel:
Work +1 512 542 8400
Fax:
Fax +1 512 542 8612
Email:
Web:
www.velaw.com
Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Hong Kong, Houston and 10 more

Paul Tobias

Email:
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Work Department

M&A/Venture Capital

Position

Partner

Career

Paul’s practice focuses on representing technology and growth companies in the formation and operation of their businesses, raising capital through private and public offerings and buying and selling companies and assets.


United States: M&A/corporate and commercial

Venture capital and emerging companies

Within: Venture capital and emerging companies

Vinson & Elkins LLP’s practice is primarily located in Austin, where Paul Tobias, William Volk, Wes Jones and Milam Newby are prominent names in the start-up and emerging company community. The firm recently advised Plant Automation Services on its $40m growth investment from Tinicum Partners. It also advised Cognitive Scale on its Series B-1 preferred stock financing led by Norwest Venture Partners, The Westly Group and USAA. Dallas partner Mark Early is also a key member of the team.

[back to top]

United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Technology: transactions

Within: Technology: transactions

Vinson & Elkins LLP assists technology and licensing clients with M&A deals, public offerings, private equity and venture capital financings, and the licensing and distribution of technology, pharmaceutical and other life sciences products and devices. The team acted for SailPoint Technologies Holdings, a provider of enterprise identity governance solutions, in its $240m IPO; and advised MoneyGram International on its $1.2bn sale to an affiliate of Hong Kong-based Ant Financial. Paul Tobias, Wesley Watts and Milam Newby are highly regarded practitioners; and Andy Smetana joined as counsel from a technology start-up. All named attorneys are based in the Austin office.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to