Whit Roberts focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate finance and joint venture transactions.
Whit represents public and private companies, special committees, and financial advisors in asset sales, stock sales, and mergers―including going-private transactions, spin-offs, and sales of divisions.
Whit routinely advises clients on debt and equity financings, and he counsels on SEC compliance and other corporate governance matters. His clients―who he has represented in initial public offerings, follow-on public offerings, and other strategic commercial transactions―span a wide range of industries, including technology-enabled services, electronics manufacturing, hospitality, real estate services, healthcare, and oilfield services.
Whit also advises on organizational and structuring matters for companies and joint ventures, as well as their boards and other governing bodies.
Prior to joining O’Melveny, Whit was a Partner at an international, full-service law firm, where he served in various positions of leadership firmwide and in its Dallas office. Texas Lawyer named Whit a Texas Trailblazer in 2020. The Best Lawyers in America® has recognized Whit for his work in Corporate Law each year since 2015.