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Peter J. Kosydar, III

Peter Kosydar has a business and accounting background that he finds valuable when advising clients on business transactions and succession planning issues. Peter has extensive experience representing a wide range of clients in all phases of entity formation, contract drafting and negotiation, and merger and acquisition transactions. Prior to joining Bell Nunnally, Peter worked for a law firm in Kalamazoo, Michigan.


  • J. D., cum laude, Notre Dame Law School, 2012
  • M.A., University of Oklahoma, 2008
  • B.B.A., magna cum laude, University of Oklahoma, 2008


  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Michigan

Related Industries

Representative Matters
  • Represented Dallas-based information management software developer ISN in its transaction with New York-based private equity firm Blackstone Group, a minority investment valuing the company at over $2B.
  • Represented a group of investors in its simultaneous acquisition of two complementary manufacturing companies.
  • Represented client Capital Distributing – a Dallas-based appliance seller, offering delivery and installation for builders, remodelers, architects, designers and consumers – in its sale to Newport News, Va.-based Ferguson Bath, Kitchen and Lighting Gallery.
  • Served as counsel to both buyers and sellers in asset purchase and equity purchase transactions.
  • Represented clients in entity formation and drafting of charter documents.
  • Represented start-up breweries and distilleries in conducting private offerings under Rule 506(b). 
  • Represented a community bank in creating a market for its privately-held shares. 
  • Counseled farmers transitioning operations to the next generation and provided guidance on minimizing exposure of operations.
  • Represented numerous nonprofit entities in formation and achieving 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status.
  • Counseled clients relating to corporate governance and succession planning issues, including amending and restating operating agreements, bylaws, and stockholders agreements.
  • Represented clients in negotiating and drafting loan documents, confidentiality and non-compete agreements, real estate and employee leases, stock bonus plans, and limited warranty terms and conditions.
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" List, 2021 and 2022.
  • Selected by attorney peers as a Texas Rising Star®, Thomson Reuters, 2021.
  • "Death and Taxes or Death without Taxes," Journal of Legislation: Vol. 37: Iss. 2, Article 4, 2012.
Activities & Memberships
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers 2018 Leadership Class
  • Texas Bar Association
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Notre Dame Club of Kalamazoo (prior Board Member)

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