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Witschey, R. Daniel
R. Daniel Witschey
P: +1.713.221.1322
F: +1.713.221.2122

Kim Gray


Dan Witschey has represented companies, their boards of directors and committees for more than 35 years in securities matters, merger and acquisition transactions and corporate governance. 

Mr. Witschey advises business clients in public offerings and private placements of debt, equity, and convertible, exchangeable and preferred securities, in initial public offerings, shelf and secondary offerings, and Rule 144A transactions. He represents companies in mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, and has advised corporations, master limited partnerships, other entities and their boards of directors and special committees with respect to governance matters, fiduciary duties, sales of the company and going private and other related party transactions. Mr. Witschey also advises clients on disclosure and reporting obligations, and compliance with federal securities laws and stock exchange requirements.

Mr. Witschey has recently been appointed to a six-year term on the American Bar Association's Committee on Corporate Laws. This committee has jurisdiction over the Model Business Corporation Act, which has been adopted as the corporation statute in more than 30 states.


J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1975
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972

Bar Admissions



American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Association
Houston Bar Foundation


Woodward/White, Inc., Best Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2006-2017
Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition, 2009
Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, M&A, 2008, Energy Transaction and Regulatory, 2011
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, 2003, 2004, 2007-2011
Notes and Comments Editor, Texas Law Review