Wilson Chu focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and other strategic transactions, as well as related corporate governance, for clients ranging from Fortune 500 serial acquirers to private equity funds and high-growth, high-profile technology companies in the United States and abroad. While he has experience in a wide range of industries, his practice is heavily weighted in the technology and health care sectors, with an emphasis on the converging fields of healthtech and fintech.
As the creator of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) influential M&A Deal Points Studies, Wilson is widely recognized for his thought leadership that continues to shape M&A practice globally. He was a founding co-chair of the ABA’S M&A Market Trends Subcommittee, which publishes the Deal Points Studies.
Wilson is founding co-chair of the University of Texas Mergers & Acquisitions Institute, the country’s leading private company M&A conference, the founding chair of the International Finance Law Review/Inter-Pacific Bar Association’s Asia M&A Forum in Hong Kong, Asia’s leading M&A law conference, and founding chair of the Mergers & Acquisitions Section of the Dallas Bar Association.
His leadership also extends to diversity in the legal profession, with a number of transformative “firsts,” including co-founding the Texas Minority Counsel Program, founding the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Partners Committee, and co-founding the Best Lawyers Under 40 award of the NAPABA.
Wilson teaches M&A as an adjunct professor of law at Southern Methodist University School of Law. Wilson also is a member of (and has served in various leadership roles at) the New York-based Committee of 100.
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