Bruce H. Hallett
Top rated securities & corporate finance attorney in Dallas, TexasHallett & Perrin, P.C.
The co-founder of Hallett & Perrin, P.C., in Dallas, Texas, Bruce H. Hallett focuses his practice primarily on complex business transactions. He provides representation to companies and their management throughout the state. Mr. Hallett has been admitted to practice before all Texas state courts since 1980.
Mr. Hallett has extensive experience in corporate and securities law, and after he graduated from law school, he worked on those types of matters at large law firms in Dallas and Chicago. He has handled numerous mergers and acquisitions as well as financing transactions involving both privately held and public companies since that time. Some of Mr. Hallett’s representative deals have included a multimillion-dollar underwritten offering of debt securities on behalf of a restaurant chain, a sale for $360 million of a manufacturing company to a private equity firm, a sale of a publicly held media client for over $1 billion, and a tender offer for the stock of a publicly held specialty retail company.
In addition to his transactional practice, Mr. Hallett regularly furnishes advice and counsel to his business clients on regulatory compliance, including the monitoring of required periodic filings by his publicly held clients pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. His superb track record along with the high quality of his work has earned him an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an “Excellent” peer-review rating through Avvo. A recipient of a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Hallett attended the University of Michigan Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1976.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Practice areasSecurities & corporate finance, Mergers & acquisitions, Business litigation, Business/corporate, Technology transactions
- 40% Securities & corporate finance
- 30% Mergers & acquisitions
- 10% Business litigation
- 10% Business/corporate
- 10% Technology transactions
First Admitted: 1976, Illinois
Professional Webpage: https://www.hallettperrin.com/attorneys/bio/bruce-hallett
- University of Pennsylvania, B.A., magna cum laude, 1972
- State Bar of Texas
- , Selected to Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2006-2019
- , Named Best Lawyer by D Magazine 2017-2019
- , Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (Corporate Law) by Woodward White, Inc., 2015-2020
- , Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent, Peer Review Rated
Office location for Bruce H. Hallett
1445 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75202
- Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2019, 2022