Bruce H. White is a member of the Board of Directors of the firm and has a sophisticated business law practice focusing on acquisitions, sales, financings (secured and capital raises through private equity and family offices). Bruce is part of the firm’s National Dental Law team, representing dental support organizations and practices across the country.
Bruce H. White is a member of the Board of Directors and a shareholder in the firm and concentrates his practice on all aspects of business transactions, commercial financing, corporate law and corporate reorganizations. Bruce has more than 25 years of large law firm and business experience representing clients in a wide range of business law matters including, debt and capital financing of companies (private equity or traditional debt financings); acquisitions; mergers; and the sale of businesses of all types, including technology, healthcare, professional and general service companies and manufacturing among many others. Bruce also has substantial experience representing lenders and businesses in out of court restructurings and in Chapter 11 bankruptcy cases.
Bruce has substantial experience advising company management and board of directors on a wide range of corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters. Bruce has negotiated and prepared all types of contracts, settlement agreements and analyzed complex true sale and non-consolidation issues and prepared related legal opinions.
Prior to joining the firm, Bruce was President, CEO and General Counsel of a large manufacturing company in Utah, where he lead all aspects of the company, including operations, strategic planning, financial matters, and sales. Bruce oversaw all legal matters, financial transactions, and created and developed a successful business model.
Bruce was a shareholder at the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig in Dallas and also a partner at the national firm of Patton Boggs in Dallas.
Structured Gold Mine Transaction and 1031 Exchange
Structured the sale of a gold mine to a junior mining company for the client including negotiating and documenting all aspects of the transaction, including a private placement and the payment of a mortgage. Also represented client Nevada Gold Mines in an IRS Section 1031 like-kind exchange of two mining properties, including environmental due diligence; real property transfers/recordings; personal property transfers; private placement on a secured credit facility; and tax structuring.
Main Street Lending Program
Represented the client in connection with a senior secured loan under the Main Street Lending Program.
$100 Million Infusion of Preferred Equity
Represented the client in connection with an infusion of preferred equity with a transaction valuation over $100 million. Negotiated and documented all aspects of the transaction.
Creighton University Law School (J.D., 1989)
Utah State University (B.S., 1985)
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy
“Lawyer of the Year,” Dallas Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2013
Member, Winning Team, U.S. News - Best Lawyers “Law Firm of the Year” in Bankruptcy & Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency & Reorganization Law and Litigation – Bankruptcy, 2013
Listed, Texas’ Best Lawyers, 2009 - 2013
Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2007 - 2013
Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers
“Corporate Counsel Edition, Bankruptcy & Creditor / Debtor Rights,”
“Rising Star,” Super Lawyers magazine, 2004
Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2009
Rated, AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 in Martindale-Hubbell
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
American Bar Association
Utah Business Magazine Names 20 Parsons Behle & Latimer Attorneys as Utah’s Legal Elite
Sustaining Global Supply Chains in a Bankruptcy Tsunami (Oct. 13)
Sustaining Global Supply Chains in a Bankruptcy Tsunami
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