• Biography

    Valisa Berber-Thayer’s practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters, such as corporate formation and governance and commercial contracts. She has advised public and private clients on both the purchaser and seller side in transactions ranging from complex cross-border transactions, acquisitions and sales of private companies, corporate reorganizations, to the corporate aspects of bankruptcy reorganizations and acquisitions. Valisa has assisted clients in a range of industries, including energy, manufacturing, commodities, logistics, entertainment and technology and works with many of the firm’s international clients, particularly those with operations in Latin America and Europe. 

    Valisa also serves on the board of the Houston area chapter of the Rhodes College Alumni Association, on the Trade Services Committee of the Alliance Française and as a Vanderbilt University Law School alumni interviewer. Additionally, she assists the board of the Spain-Texas Chamber of Commerce and is a member of the Latina Mentorship Network and United Way Young Leaders.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2013, Moot Court Board; En Banc Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
    • B.A., International Studies and Economics, Rhodes College, 2009, cum laude
      • Intern to Judge Anne Gardner, Second Court of Appeals of Texas, July 2011-August 2011
  • Admissions

    • Texas, 2013