Joseph A. Hoffman


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Contact Information


1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4593
F: +1.214.659.4401

Joseph A. Hoffman


Dallas Office
1717 Main Street
Suite 3700
Dallas, TX 75201
P: +1.214.659.4593
F: +1.214.659.4401

Joe practices in all areas of corporate and securities law, including representation of issuers of securities in public and private offerings in a variety of industries, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (domestic and foreign), recapitalizations and restructurings, and corporate governance and intellectual property-related matters.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel to NASDAQ registrant on its $96 million initial public offering and issuance of registered securities in four follow-on acquisitions
  • Represented public telecommunications company traded on NASDAQ in foreign placement of senior subordinated notes and warrants, acquisition of three interexchange carriers and subsequent public offerings of securities
  • Counsel to NASDAQ company regarding a tax-free spin-off
  • Served as special counsel to board of directors of NYSE company determining strategic alternatives
  • Counsel to private equity group in sale of software company to NASDAQ Fortune 100 technology company
  • Counsel to issuers of securities in public and private offerings, including representation of golf equipment manufacturer/distributor in its initial public offering
  • Counsel to private equity group in an acquisition of construction-related fabrication and distribution company, involving multiple levels of debt and equity financing, and its subsequent acquisition by a NYSE company
  • Represented NASDAQ health products supply and distribution company in a number of acquisitions of domestic and foreign distributors
  • Represented a family-held business in a recapitalization and subsequent investment by a private equity group
  • Represented public telecommunications company traded on NASDAQ with its acquisition by an NYSE company
  • Advised public bank holding company traded on the AMEX in its acquisition by private company
  • Represented NYSE bank holding company in connection with an FDIC-assisted reorganization and public rights offering
  • Represented AMEX bank holding company in underwritten offerings of common stock and trust preferred securities
  • Represented private telecommunications company in its acquisition of a division of an international NYSE company
  • Advised clients in Pre-IPO planning and restructuring matters



Keynote Speaker - National Investment Bankers Association Conference, Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Guest Lecturer - Securities Regulation, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, MBA Program


Professional Recognition