Paul Wehrmann

T:  (214) 957-0919


Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Transactions
  • General Corporate
  • Securities & Private Equity

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law; J.D., 1990
  • Southern Methodist University; B.A., Magna Cum Laude, Honors in Liberal Arts, 1987

Large Law Firm Experience:

  • Vinson & Elkins, LLP
  • Haynes and Boone, LLP

Mr. Wehrmann concentrates his practice in corporate, securities, and transactional law. Mr. Wehrmann has over 22 years of experience representing a diverse range of clients in connection with debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and general corporate and business transactions, contracts, and issues, with a particular emphasis on the representation of startup companies and investors therein. Mr. Wehrmann also has experience acting as on-site, in-house counsel with two NYSE companies.

Mr. Wehrmann’s practice includes all aspects of deal-making from negotiation of term sheets through due diligence, document drafting and negotiation, regulatory compliance, drafting and delivery of legal opinions, closing, and post-closing integration and other issues. Having experience with both large and small firms, Mr. Wehrmann has worked as part of teams of various sizes to successfully close transactions. As a solo practitioner, Mr. Wehrmann has also managed multimillion-dollar transactions entirely on his own.

Mr. Wehrmann has extensive experience advising clients on a wide variety of commercial contracts, including sales contracts, supply contracts, licenses, employment agreements, executive compensation arrangements, transportation contracts, employment termination agreements, joint venture agreements, management contracts, leases, and secured transactions.

Mr. Wehrmann also advises concerning corporate governance and entity formation, having formed corporations, limited liability companies, limited partnerships, and general partnerships.

Mr. Wehrmann began his career in 1990 in the Dallas office of Vinson & Elkins and worked in its Washington, D.C., office during his tenure there. Mr. Wehrmann also worked in the Austin, Dallas, and Richardson offices of Haynes and Boone.

Mr. Wehrmann holds a Juris Doctorate from the Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University, where he served on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Air Law and Commerce. He received his B.A., magna cum laude, in 1987 from Southern Methodist University, with a major in history and a minor in mathematics. He was the first graduate with honors in the liberal arts. Mr. Wehrmann received his J.D. in 1990 from Southern Methodist University, where he was on the editorial board of The Journal of Air Law and Commerce. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1990 at the age of 22.

Mr. Wehrmann is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American Bar Association, the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association (including its Private Equity and Venture Capital Subcommittee and Corporate Governance Subcommittee) the State Bar of Texas, the College of the State Bar of Texas, and Mensa.