• Biography

    Marc Folladori has represented business clients in sophisticated transactional matters for more than 40 years, focusing on securities law, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. Having practiced in Texas since 1974, he has years of experience representing clients in the energy industry, in both up and down business cycles.

    During his career, Marc has advised many oil and gas exploration and production companies and oilfield service companies (as well as companies in other industries) in a variety of matters, such as public and private securities offerings, SEC filings/compliance and acquisitions and divestitures, including transactions involving board of directors’ special committee assignments.

    He has represented numerous listed companies as well as financial institutions in major transactions, including a major European banking and insurance firm’s acquisition of a public utility company's energy marketing and trading business and its investment as financial sponsor and lead investor in a management buyout of a NASDAQ-listed marine assets company.

    Marc has written and spoken on a variety of topics throughout his career. From 1999 to 2012, he was a regular panelist for the Practising Law Institute (PLI) annual programs on “Preparation of SEC Annual Disclosure Documents” in San Francisco and New York. He has co-authored several articles on the SEC’s oil and gas disclosure rules that have appeared in the Oil & Gas Financial Journal each year since 2010. Marc has also been a guest lecturer at the Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business and the SMU Cox School of Business.

    Marc has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law and Securities Law, 2006-2012. He was named one of the five “Go-To” M&A/Securities lawyers in Texas for 2007 by The Texas Lawyer, ALM Media Properties, LLC.

    During Marc’s career, he has served in numerous law firm leadership positions and has been active in community and professional organizations, but he is most proud of having coached his daughter’s 11-to-12-year-old soccer team through an undefeated season.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D. , Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law , 1974 , Order of the Coif
    • B.B.A. , Finance , Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business , 1971 , with honors
  • Admissions

    • Texas