GEORGE VLAHAKOS has extensive experience in a broad range of transactional and corporate governance matters. His practice includes representing public and private entities, investment banks and private equity firms in connection with initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, and registered offerings and private placements of debt and equity securities (including transactions with Rule 144A resale components). He represents master limited partnerships (MLPs) and has worked with clients across the energy value chain, including those engaged in upstream, midstream, downstream and oilfield service-related activities. He represents publicly traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) on general corporate matters and capital markets activities. George also regularly counsels companies in connection with periodic reporting, insider/ownership reporting and corporate governance issues.
George has been acknowledged in numerous industry publications. In 2017, he was profiled as one of the leading Energy Transactions lawyers in the U.S. by The US Legal 500. George was featured in the Houston Business Journal for Who’s Who in Law, Mergers & Acquisitions (2015). He was recognized in Texas Monthly as a Texas Rising Star (2007–2017) and profiled as Professionals on the Fast Track in H Texas Magazine in 2009.
Admissions & Certifications
- The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 2003
- Duke University, B.A., 1998