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Kevin S. Woltjen

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Kevin Woltjen advises companies in corporate and securities law matters involving mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings, corporate governance, and negotiation and documentation of venture capital transactions.

Kevin’s practice includes public and private securities offerings and regulation; mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and restructurings; corporate governance; negotiation and documentation of venture capital transactions; and financing and other contractual transactions. He also advises clients in structuring and implementing their business plans. For very high net worth individuals, such planning often involves family office and asset protection considerations.

Kevin has represented clients in a variety of industries and business segments, including energy, technology, financial service, transfer agent, telecommunication, hospitality, restaurant, retail, and manufacturing. He advises clients in all stages of development and growth. He also has advised clients in the purchase and sale of distressed assets and businesses, both in and out of bankruptcy.

The types of clients Kevin represents vary from Fortune 200 companies to smaller public companies to successful entrepreneurs. For very large companies, Kevin helps with specific transactions and projects, while for other clients Kevin serves as outside general counsel.


J.D., DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1994
M.B.A., with distinction, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, 1994, Beta Gamma Sigma
B.A., Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, 1991


Recognized, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rating, Martindale Hubbell

Named the Sam Winstead Volunteer of the Year by the YMCA at White Rock (2012)


Dallas Parks Project, Co-founder; Board of Directors (1999-2007)

Prevent Blindness Texas, Board of Directors (2003-2009)

Lakewood Elementary, Math Maniacs Instructor (2005-2011)

YMCA at White Rock, Board of Management (2007-2015); Executive Committee (2009-2014); Capital Campaign Executive Committee (2011-2015); Chair, Board of Management (2012-2013); Chair of Property & Facilities Committee (2009-2011)

Exchange Club of East Dallas (2014-present)

Illinois State Bar Association

Dallas Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

American Bar Association

State Bar Licenses

Texas, Illinois
  • Restricted Equity vs. Phantom Equity: Incentive Plans for LLCs, Strasburger’s Closely-Held Companies Blog (March 2017)
  • Analysis of Corporate Governance Practices: The Cases of Germany, Japan and U.S., Case Method Research and Application (1994)
  • Trends and Developments in SEC Enforcement Activities, Dallas CPA Society (May 2009)