Mark A. Girtz



500 N. Akard Street
Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

O: 214.855.7500
D: 214.855.7526

Mark is the Business Development Coordinator of the firms Corporate Securities group, which consists of more than 15 attorneys in Dallas, Houston and Austin. He advises clients on a wide variety of corporate, business, technology and securities matters. He has significant experience in capital structuring and implementation, fund formation, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, private placements of equity and debt securities, public securities offerings and periodic reporting, equity incentive plans and general corporate matters including shareholders agreements, employment and consulting services agreements, employee benefit plan matters, equipment leases and general business contracts.

Mark routinely advises management and boards of directors in connection with corporate governance and fiduciary duty issues. In addition, he has been involved in a large number of technology matters including technology transfers, software development and licensing agreement negotiation and drafting, web hosting and web services agreements, value added reseller and distribution agreements and trade secret agreements.


  • Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University
  • Juris Doctor from Texas Tech University School of Law


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Business Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2007
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2015 



  • Dallas Bar Association, Corporate Counsel, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities (Chairman) Sections
  • Dallas Trade Group
  • Greater Dallas Toastmasters
  • Southwest Benefits Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Corporate Counsel Section