Lawrence E. Glasgow - Gardere

Lawrence E. Glasgow

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Larry Glasgow, a widely respected, well-known mergers and acquisitions lawyer, is frequently hired by acquirers and sellers in transactions ranging in size from mid-market to in excess of $1 billion. Working coast-to-coast and cross-border, he has closed deals for private equity and other clients in many industries, including health care, energy, banking, trucking, entertainment, hospitality and technology.

Based on years of deal making, Larry knows how to structure, negotiate and document every aspect of a transaction, bringing in the right subject matter specialists as necessary. He has a unique ability to effectively manage the issues and the emotion that can derail a negotiation. With the goal of closing the deal, his focus is ensuring that everyone gets the deal they planned at the outset. His clients and their advisors, consistently refer Larry to other public or private buyers and sellers throughout the U.S. and internationally.

As a co-creator of the American Bar Association's influential M&A Deal Points Studies, Larry is widely recognized for his thought leadership and has helped shape M&A practice around the world. He is a founding co-chair of the American Bar Association's M&A Market Trends Subcommittee, which publishes the Deal Points Studies.

Larry is passionate about establishing and maintaining best practices in M&A. Ten years ago, Larry co-founded the M&A Institute at the University of Texas School of Law, and he continues to co-chair the annual conference. It brings leading practitioners and experts in finance, accounting and law together to discuss the latest trends, opportunities and concerns facing the industry.

Additional Information

Other Court Admissions — Texas State Courts (1984)
  • Lead attorney in representation of an open-deck trucking company in the sale of assets
  • Represented an entrepreneur in his effort to acquire a major league baseball team
  • Lead attorney in cross border private equity-backed portfolio company distribution relationship
  • Lead attorney in representation of borrower in the refinancing of a medical office building
  • Lead attorney in representation of a private equity-backed portfolio company in its acquisition of multiple cancer centers across the U.S.
  • Lead attorney in representation of a private equity-backed portfolio company in acquisition of multiple ambulatory surgery centers across the U.S.
  • Represented a Texas-based public company involving its filings pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  • Lead attorney in representation of a software company in its sale to a private equity-backed portfolio company
  • Lead attorney in representation of a home health agency in its sale to a private equity-backed portfolio company
  • Lead attorney in representation of multiple insurance carriers in sale to a hedge fund
  • Represented the principals of a company in a transaction made pursuant to Rule 144A of the Securities Act of 1933
  • Lead attorney in the representation of the U.S. operations of a global company in its strategic acquisition of optical laboratory operations
  • Lead attorney in representation of strategic acquisition of optical laboratory operations
    The University of Texas at AustinBBA Southern Methodist University Dedman School of LawJ.D.
    American Bar Association Dallas Bar Association Dallas Bar FoundationSouthern Methodist University School of Law

    Client Comments

    "I have worked with Larry Glasgow (Gardere) for 20 years. He and his associates have been outstanding in helping me close 50+ acquisitions. I have worked with Mr. Glasgow in 6 different start up and high-growth companies so far, and look forward to working with him in the future."

    -David Coffee

    Office Location

    2021 McKinney Avenue, Suite 1600
    Dallas, TX 75201
    United States

    Practice Areas

    Corporate Law (Corporate Compliance, Corporate Governance, General Corporate, Health Care, Leveraged Buyouts, Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership and Limited Liability, Private Equity, Transactions, Venture Capital)
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law (Business Planning, Emerging Business, Health Care, Joint Ventures, Private Equity, Transactions)