For more than three decades, our distinguished trial lawyers and corporate attorneys have represented businesses and individuals with respect to their most important legal matters. Our mission is to provide the highest standard of representation in the most cost-efficient manner.
Founded over 100 years ago, Withers is a leading international law firm for global businesses, their equity and debt stakeholders, and the executives who manage them. The firm is one of the largest tax law firms in the world and consists of over 160 partners supported by more than 1,000 people across 17 strategically located international offices.
Our global corporate team has the depth and diversity of knowledge to advise on issues that arise over the entire life cycle of a company, from securing initial investment and raising follow on equity and debt capital privately and publicly, to structuring executive and incentive compensation, protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights and day-to-day operational issues, and managing complex governance issues, to completing mergers, acquisitions and exit strategies. We excel at working with corporate clients both large and small, new and long-established and domestic and international. With our unique in-house as well as law firm experience, we focus on anticipating issues and finding solutions, efficiently and cost-effectively.
Jacob Stasny focuses his practice on matters involving private equity transactions and other complex business deals, business litigation, and commercial real estate, serving clients in a broad array of industries, including finance, healthcare, energy, technology, and manufacturing. Focusing on the representation of businesses, Mr. Stasny has navigated numerous debt and equity finance transactions, corporate acquisitions and divestitures, project finance transactions, commercial real estate transactions, commercial bankruptcies, and matters involving the formation, operation, and liquidation of virtually every type of business entity, in Texas, numerous other states, and offshore.
Clyde Tinnen is a partner of Withers Bergman LLP. He focuses his practice on corporate finance, securities and mergers and acquisitions. He represents public and private corporations, from startups to Fortune 100 companies, across industries. He also advises clients on general corporate governance and securities law disclosure matters.
Clyde has structured and negotiated several billion dollars in both domestic and cross-border transactions. He was recently recognized by Savoy Magazine among its 2018 list of the most influential black attorneys in the U.S.
Before joining Withers, Clyde was a partner at Kelly, Drye & Warren LLP. He began his legal career as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Prior to his legal career, Clyde was a senior financial analyst for two public corporations.