Neel Lemon

Senior Counsel

[email protected]


P: +1.214.953.6954
F: +1.214.661.4954
Neel Lemon

Neel Lemon represents public and private companies and private equity firms in securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Counsels companies on corporate governance, fiduciary duty, Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and securities law disclosure and compliance matters, as well as in connection with SEC and other governmental investigations. Mr. Lemon also represents board committees on transactional, governance and compliance matters. He has been a speaker at numerous CLE conferences.

Related Experience

Capital Markets Transactions

  • $240 million IPO by NGP Capital Resources
  • $55 million IPO by Martin Midstream Partners
  •  $193.3 million equity offering by ACS
  • $33 million equity offering by Dawson Geophysical
  • $715 million equity offering by ACS
  • $500 million senior notes offering by Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • $700 million senior notes offering by CSC
  • Multibillion-dollar “Dutch Auction” tender offer by ACS
  • $500 million senior notes offering by ACS
  • $425 million debt offering by Pioneer Natural Resources
  • $850 million senior notes offering by Dr Pepper Snapple Group
  • $500 million senior notes offering by Dr Pepper Snapple Group

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • $18 billion merger of Regency Energy Partners with Energy Transfer Partners
  • $5.6 billion acquisition of PVR Partners by Regency Energy Partners
  • $2.9 billion sale by tender offer of Titanium Metals Corporation to Precision Castparts Corporation
  • $1.0 billion sale by CSC of credit services business to Equifax
  • Belo Corp. spin-off of its newspaper business from its retained television business
  • $825 million acquisition of state/local business unit by ACS from Lockheed
  • Merger of Tidelands into Dawson Geophysical Company
  • $110 million acquisition of Ennis Inc Mexican operations by Gildan
  • $295 million acquisition of ServiceMesh by CSC
  • $160 million sale of Turkish drilling services business by TransAtlantic Petroleum to Abraaj Capital (represented special committee)
  • $340 million sale of Orange County Container Group to Smurfit Kappa
  • $445 million ACS acquisition of HRO business from Mellon
  • $260 million sale of assets by National Energy Group to Carl Icahn interests
  • $120 million sale of truck service centers by Rip Griffin to Travel Centers of America
  • Multiple sales of retail grocery operations by Fleming to various buyers
  • $588 million sale of government services unit by ACS to Lockheed
  • $107 million acquisition of information technology infrastructure unit by ACS from Lockheed
  • $410 million acquisition of AFSA Data by ACS from Fleet Boston
  • Acquisition of DNA Plant Technology by Empresas La Moderna
  • $60 million acquisition of major accounting firm’s U.S. and Spain finance and accounting BPO unit by ACS

Awards & Community

Chambers USA, 2007-2023

The Best Lawyers in America, (Woodward/White Inc.), 2006-2021

"Best Lawyers in Dallas" by D Magazine, 2007-2009, 2013-2014

Who's Who Legal: Texas, (Law Business Research Ltd.), 2007-2008

The International Who's Who of Merger & Acquisition Lawyers, (Law Business Research Ltd.), 2010-2014

Texas Super Lawyer, (Thomson Reuters), 2003-2018


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