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D. Andrew  Dowdy, Jr.
Biography

Andrew Dowdy concentrates his practice on business transactions, tax and estate planning issues, and business formation and structuring.


Education

  • LL.M, Taxation, with distinction, Georgetown University Law Center, 2010
  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2009
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 2005
Representative Matters
  • Served as outside general counsel to small and mid-size companies advising on general business matters, transactions, contracts, corporate governance, and taxation.
  • Represented a private equity firm in the acquisition of an education technology company.
  • Represented a privately held oilfield technology company in a stock sale to a publicly traded strategic buyer.
  • Counseled clients on employee equity matters, including stock option and deferred compensation plans, profits interests in LLCs and partnerships, and phantom stock and unit arrangements.
  • Represented start-up and mature businesses in connection with entity choice and formation, tax, capitalization, governance and financing matters.
  • Assisted individual clients and families with disposition planning while minimizing wealth-transfer and income taxes.
  • Represented a marketing firm in a multi-million dollar asset disposition.
  • Represented clients in all aspects of estate planning, probate and estate administration, including preparation and filing gift and estate tax returns, deeds and other transfer instruments, and trusts.
  • Represented business owners in the formation and operation of C and S corporations, limited liability companies, and limited partnerships.
  • Represented companies and investment funds in mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, and financing transactions.
  • Represented clients in the formation, structure and operation of several 501(c)(3) public charities and private foundations.
Noteworthy
  • Selected by attorney peers as a Texas Rising Star®, Thomson Reuters, 2019.
Activities & Memberships
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Associate Member of the Virginia Bar
  • Serves on the Board of Directors of Mission East Dallas