Christine Fincher Stroud 2018-02-11T16:46:13+00:00

Christine Fincher Stroud

Founder/Owner

Christine Fincher Stroud

Founder/Owner

Christine’s broad and diverse experience both in-house as company counsel and as a law firm associate gives her a unique business-focused perspective. She has seen first-hand how proper legal guidance and planning during all stages of business growth prevents future problems.

Having managed complex legal matters as in-house counsel, she uniquely understands the perspective of both in-house counsel and business owners and the need for cost-effective and efficient legal work.

Education

> J.D., Texas Tech School of Law, 2005, magna cum laude
> B.S., Psychology, Texas A&M University, 2002

Admissions

> State Bar of Texas, 2005

Representative Experience

Joint Ventures
> A joint venture with a large private equity institution to acquire an oilfield services company, which required working with counsel and tax advisors in six countries to structure, negotiate and document many transactions including acquisition, master service agreements, international leasing and branch operations, international tax structuring and anti-competition board filings.

Oil & Gas
> Review and negotiation of Master Service Agreements for both E&P and service companies.

Purchase and Sale Transactions
> Lead counsel for partial sale of ownership interests and structuring of new partnership for a maritime transaction.
> An oilfield service group acquisition of two international oilfield service companies.
> The sale of ownership interests in a vertical and horizontal well drilling service company.
> Numerous asset purchases and sales.

Start-Ups
> Review and negotiation of hundreds of commercial contracts, leases and non-disclosure agreements.
> Entity Formation and partnership agreements.

Litigation Management
> Lead in-house counsel on numerous state and federal litigation matters, managing discovery and client case strategy.
> Successful AAA arbitration on a breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty claim.

Tech
> Drafted customized privacy policy and terms and conditions for websites.
> Created an entity package and formed a business for a local software start-up.

Personal

> Christine resides in Plano, Texas with her husband, David, and their three children. She enjoys running, cooking, photography, reading and traveling with her family.