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Lee E. Potts

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney in Austin, TX

Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC
4800 Bee Caves Rd., Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-614-4105
Fax: 737-931-5310
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2009
Licensed in Texas Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, Tax: Business, Technology Transactions
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lee E. Potts is a member of the law firm of Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC, in Austin, Texas. Mr. Potts handles matters involving corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities, and tax. He represents a local, national and international clients on Texas based transactions and matters.

Mr. Potts has more than 20 years of experience. Before joining Potts Blacklock Senterfitt, PLLC, he practiced at two other law firms, developing his legal knowledge and experience. He now puts his skills to use by providing exceptional, yet cost-effective, advice to his clients.

In addition to running his practice, Mr. Potts is involved in various civic and charitable activities in the Austin community. He one of the founders of The Seton Fifty, a nonprofit group of 50 Austin business leaders committed to advancing health care throughout central Texas. He is a former member of the board of directors of Leadership Austin and a fellow of the Austin Bar Foundation.

Helping those in need is important to Mr. Potts. He is a former president and executive committee member of the CASA of Travis County, Texas.

Mr. Potts earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The University of Texas at Austin, graduating with honors. He received a master’s degree in taxation from the same institution and his law degree from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law. He obtained his law license in 1999, which provided him with the ability to practice before all Texas state courts. He is also a certified public accountant for the state of Texas.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 20%Securities & Corporate Finance
  • 10%Tax: Business
  • 10%Technology Transactions


4 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009

About Lee E. Potts

First Admitted: 1999, Texas

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Westlake Chamber of Commerce, Board member
  • Leadership Austin, Class of 2011 and former Board member
  • Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid – L.A.M.P. Volunteer
  • Leadership Austin, Board of Directors 2014-2016
  • The Seton 50, Founder
  • Austin Bar Foundation Fellow
  • CASA of Travis County, Finance Chair, 2012 Past President and Executive Committee
  • Leadership Westlake Class of 2018

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Texas

Educational Background

  • The University of Texas at Austin Red McCombs School of Business, B.B.A., Major: Accounting, Honors: w/ honors, 1993
  • The University of Texas at Austin Red McCombs School of Business, M.P.A., Major: Taxation, Honor: Dean’s Achievement Award, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity

  • State of Texas
  • Austin Bar Foundation Fellow
  • Member, Texas Bar College


  • , Austin Monthly Top Attorneys: Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities, Austin Monthly Magazine, 2021
  • The Texas Bar College is a professional society of legal scholars who are leaders in the Texas legal community and champions of legal education. Our members are committed to high ethical standards and improved training for all legal professionals. , Texas Bar College Member , Texas Bar, 2021
  • Essential Class, Leadership Austin, 2012
  • Texas Rising Star, Texas Monthly, 2009
  • RISE Conference 2011, Quick Pitch Competition Panelist
  • Austin Under 40 - Finalist Legal Category, 2010
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Office Location for Lee E. Potts

4800 Bee Caves Rd.
Suite 100
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: 512-614-4105

Fax: 737-931-5310

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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