John Gilluly > DLA Piper LLP (US) > Austin, United States > Lawyer Profile

DLA Piper LLP (US)
SUITE 2500
AUSTIN,TEXAS 78701-3799
United States
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Work Department

Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions; Emerging Growth and Venture Capital; Capital Markets; Private Equity; Public Company and Corporate Governance; Life Sciences; Financial Services; Energy and Natural Resources; Healthcare; Hospitality and Leisure; Technology


Partner; Global Co-Chair, Corporate; Member, Global Board; Member, Executive Committee


John Gilluly represents clients across a range of industries and focuses on capital markets transactions, SEC reporting and compliance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions, and corporate governance matters.


B.A., Rhodes College; J.D., University of Texas

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: equity offerings

Practical and solution-focused’, DLA Piper LLP (US) finds favour for its ability to act as ‘an extension of the client’s in-house legal team’. The national group benefits from coast-to-coast on-the-ground coverage, while its ability to plug into one of the world’s largest law firm networks is a key asset on cross-border deals. It also stands out for its broad industry focus, with its recent activity particularly concentrated in the technology, REIT and life sciences sectors. New York-based capital markets chair Christopher Paci is ‘really smart and client-driven’ and advises investment banks and US and foreign issuers on equity offerings. Global corporate co-chair John Gilluly splits his time between Austin, Dallas and Houston and regularly advises on transactional and regulatory securities issues. New York-based finance practice chair Jamie Knox is also noted for his experience in IPOs.