Thaddeus E. Chase, Jr. - McDermott Will & Emery


Thaddeus E. Chase Jr. represents clients in a wide range of corporate matters, mainly regarding buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions for public and private companies. His experience includes advising clients in a variety of industries, including healthcare, technology and consumer products, with respect to mergers and acquisitions, internal restructurings, divestitures, corporate carve-outs, debt and equity investments, securities offerings and other general corporate governance matters. Thaddeus also provides pro bono services for various nonprofit organizations, including formation of new 501(c)(3) entities.


  • Represented 7-Eleven, Inc., the premier operator of an international chain of retail convenience stores, in multiple acquisitions of US convenience stores
  • Represented Downtown Music Holdings, a premier music publishing partner for songwriters, storied music catalogues and emerging artists, in two transformational deals: (i) Downtown’s acquisition of AVL Digital Group, a leading digital music publishing platform, and (ii) Downtown’s sale of its music catalogue business (over 145,000 songs by artists including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, Mötley Crüe and more) to Concord Music Publishing
  • Represented Amulet Capital Partners, L.P. in the formation and investment in Children’s Choice Dental, a California-based dental practice management organization, and multiple add-on acquisitions and financing-related issues

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  • The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America, Securities Regulation, 2021-2024


  • Dallas Bar Association, member
  • DAYL Foundation, fellow
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, member

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University of Texas School of Law, JD, 2013
Stanford University, BA, 2008