Aaron R. Allred

Managing Member

B.A., Weber State University
J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law


Aaron R. Allred has extensive experience in representing public and private clients in merger and acquisition matters. Mr. Allred also regularly advises clients in private equity, securities law, corporate governance, search and, and distressed transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Represented global conglomerate in $20 million acquisition of U.S. manufacturing company
  • Represented real estate development company in $190 million sale to competitor
  • Represented e-commerce and distribution company in $50 milion sale to competitor
  • Represented international food processing company in $160 million sale to domestic and foreign public company controlled joint venture
  • Represented health care industry services company in $13.5 million acquisition by private equity group
  • Represented electronics manufacturing company in acquisition by public company competitor
  • Represented home health care company in $105 million acquisition by private equity group
  • Represented wholesale lubricants distribution business in $32 million acquisition by private equity group
  • Represented publicly traded company in $22 million acquisition of two U.S. agriculture based businesses
  • Represented private partnership in $100 million acquisition of 86 Shell branded service stations and related financing activities
  • Represented a provider of web-based revenue cycle technologies in $42 million acquisition by national health care services company
  • Represented scrap metal recycler in multiple acquisitions of recycling companies of all sizes
  • Represented revenue cycle solutions company in acquisition of health care industry competitor
  • Represented search fund in formation, capitalization and acquisition of multiple pallet manufacturing companies
  • Represented founders in creation of Stephan Pyles restaurant in downtown Dallas
  • Represented business forms manufacturing company in $72 million sale to leading business- to-business direct marketing company
  • Represented Latin American joint venture partner of worldwide motion picture exhibitor in conversion of joint venture interests into NYSE tradable equity securities
  • Represented major HVAC, plumbing and roofing company in unwinding industry roll-up
  • Represented health care industry staffing company founders in equity recapitalization
  • Represented manufacturer of outdoor shade structures in business combination with leading competitor
  • Represented secured creditors, debtors and purchasers in bankruptcy transactions
  • Represented issuers and underwriters in public equity and debt offerings
  • Represented issuers in ’34 Act compliance activities

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • “Acquisition Strategies,” AeA CFO Forum, Panel Member
  • “Beware the Boilerplate: Indemnification Cutoff Provisions in Mergers and Acquisition Transactions,” DBA Panel Member
  • “The In-House Counsel’s Essential Toolkit,” ABA Committee on Corporate Counsel
  • “Indemnification Cutoffs: Drafting Considerations,” DBA Headnotes, Co-Author


Mr. Allred is a member of the American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association and J. Reuben Clark Law Society.


Mr. Allred has been named as a “Rising Star” by Thompson Reuters and as “Best Lawyer in Dallas – Corporate” by D Magazine.




Mr. Allred received his B.A. degree from Weber State University and his J.D. degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.