Baker Botts LLP

Don J McDermett Jr

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Practice Areas

Mergers and acquisitions, Tax-free spin-offs, corporate finance, venture capital, SEC compliance, corporate governance, activist investor defense, joint ventures. Significant client concentration in the IT and telecom industries.


Former Senior Vice-President, General Counsel and secretary of Sterling Software, Inc.; partner at Baker Botts since May 2000.

Professional Memberships

ABarA, State Bar of Texas, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Texas Business Law Foundation, American Law Institute.


JD, with honors, University of Texas School of Law, 1984 (Texas Law Review, Order of the Coif); BBA, with highest honors, finance, University of Texas 1981.