Gene G. Lewis
Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Partner Gene Lewis' practice focuses on corporate and securities law. Gene has extensive experience in merger and acquisition transactions and securities offerings, including representing purchasers and sellers of publicly-traded and privately-held companies; representing issuers, underwriters and selling shareholders in connection with the public offering and private placement of debt and equity securities; and advising boards of directors on fiduciary and other issues.
In addition, Gene has significant experience with master limited partnerships; private equity fund formation; the structuring of partnerships, joint ventures and other vehicles for joint investment; representing issuers, investors, borrowers and lenders in financing transactions; and representing individuals and businesses in general contractual, commercial and regulatory matters related to their particular businesses and investments.
1983 - J.D., magna cum laude, Harvard Law School
1980 - B.S., summa cum laude, chemical engineering, Texas A&M University
Gene is admitted to practice in Colorado and Texas.
Recent representations include:
Ecolab Inc. in its $2.2 billion acquisition of Champion Technologies and Corsicana Technologies for cash and Ecolab stock.
Black Stone Minerals Company in its exchange and purchase offer in which it acquired $1.4 billion of interests in its various institutional funds and co-investment vehicles.
Ameriforge Group Inc., a portfolio company of Tanglewood Investments, in its sale to an affiliate of First Reserve Corporation.
Thomas Russell Co. in its $525 million sale of a 70% stake to Honeywell subsidiary UOP.
Ulterra Drilling Technologies, a portfolio company of Intervale Capital, in its $325 million sale to ESCO Corporation.
The underwriters of Mattress Firm's $121 million initial public offering and subsequent $162 million secondary offering of common stock.
A private equity backed manufacturing company in multiple acquisitions of manufacturing companies serving the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry.
A leading integrated oncology company in connection with multiple strategic and commercial transactions.
A national retailer in connection with multiple acquisitions of other retailers in its industry.
Colorado Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Denver Bar Association
- Colorado State Bar License
- Texas State Bar License