AUSTIN, TX, June 9, 2021 – Winstead PC, a leading national business law firm, today announced that Jordan Ware, a member of the firm’s Wealth Preservation Practice Group, has been appointed as managing shareholder of the firm’s Austin office. Jordan graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A., cum laude, and from the University of Texas, School of Law with her J.D.
She succeeds Stewart Whitehead, who has served as managing shareholder since 2014 and continues to lead the firm’s Higher Education Industry Group and serve as a member of the Board of Directors.
“Jordan has a deep understanding of the Austin market. She is a future leader of our firm and is an outstanding lawyer, dedicated to providing our clients with thoughtful and innovative solutions to their most complex legal, business and tax issues, along with outstanding service,” said David Dawson, chairman and CEO of Winstead.
“I am thrilled to be asked to lead our Austin office. Austin is an amazing city, and Winstead has a long history of working with many individuals, corporations and institutions that call this great city their home. We will remain dedicated to providing the highest level of client service while giving back to the community,” said Jordan Ware.
“Winstead has been in Austin for 34 years, and it is an important office for us and our clients. We will continue to look for the right opportunities to add talent and build on our established presence in the market,” said Mr. Dawson.
Since opening the Austin office in 1987, Winstead has served clients across a broad range of practices and industries, including Corporate, Securities/M&A, Healthcare, P3, Infrastructure & Project Finance, Construction, Public Finance, Real Estate, Planned Community & Mixed-Use, Business Litigation, Higher Education and Wealth Preservation.
Winstead is committed to Austin, and we place a high value on giving back to the communities in which we live and work through pro bono work and volunteering. Our attorneys work with a number of organizations to provide pro bono assistance including KIPP Texas Public Schools, Habitat for Humanity, the Greater San Marcos Partnership and the Austin Area Research Organization.
Winstead is a national business law firm with nearly 300 attorneys who serve as trusted advisors to emerging, mid-market and large companies, both public and private. The Winstead team provides a range of core legal services that are critical to our clients achieving their business goals. Winstead’s business transactions and litigation practices serve key industries including airlines, financial services, healthcare, higher education, investment management/private equity, life sciences, real estate and sports business & media.