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Richard Dusenbury has deep experience representing both buyers and sellers in private merger and acquisition transactions in a wide variety of industries, including software and technology, healthcare, manufacturing, engineering, and personal merchandise. Richard prides himself on providing commercial-oriented legal strategies for real-world problems arising throughout the deal process.

In addition, Richard handles a broad range of other matters, such as venture capital investments, corporate governance, and private placements of securities, federal and state securities law compliance, entity formation, and general commercial transactions.


  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private equity
  • Technology transactions
  • Search funds



  • Represented founder of HVAC business in its sale to an international private equity firm.
  • Represented issuer in its receipt of an investment by an international private-equity firm.
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of several software-as-a-service businesses operating in the education and marketing/sales industries.
  • Represented private equity firm in its significant investment in a well-known online clothing marketplace.
  • Represented one of the largest health care group purchasing organizations in its acquisition of several supplemental businesses.
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of land surveying company and the creation of an accompanying credit facility.
  • Represented financial management services company in its sale to a strategic acquirer.
  • Represented national fast-food retailer in acquisition of multiple franchisees.
  • Represented NYSE-listed technology company in a $185.0 million strategic acquisition of a federally-focused government technology service provider.°
  • Represented private equity-backed radio broadcaster in a sale of substantially all of its assets to a NASDAQ-listed telecommunications conglomerate.°
  • Represented private equity firm in its acquisition of an athletic retailer in bankruptcy.°
  • Represented whiskey distillery in private offering of issuer convertible debt.°
  • Represented a hedge fund in its formation, federal and state registrations, and private offering of issuer in regular and special equity.°
  • Represented NYSE-listed commercial real estate services company in the creation and implementation of a program to offer vendor services through online application.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Dusenbury prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Financial Analyst, GE, 2011-2012
  • Summer Legal Intern, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, 2014
  • Judicial Intern, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Judicial Intern Program, 2013
  • Legal Intern, Chesapeake Energy, 2013
  • Finance Intern, GE, 2011

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Corporate Law, 2021-2024
  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, "Rising Stars," 2022-2024


  • J.D., with distinction, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2015
  • B.B.A., Finance, Texas A&M University, 2011
  • Texas