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Dirk E. Eshleman represents private equity investment funds in negotiating and documenting confidentiality agreements in connection with exploratory due diligence in support of potential mergers and acquisitions and other business investment vehicles, involving energy, industrials, real estate, biotech, healthcare, media and other opportunities.

Experience and highlights
  • Negotiated and documented research, design, architectural, engineering and consulting agreements in connection with the development of a self-sustaining biosphere
  • Represented Grammy Award winning classical musician in connection with concert agreements and real estate transactions
  • Coordinated real estate work for the consolidation and disposition of various office building and branch banking facilities collectively valued at $10 billion for a west coast savings bank
Affiliations and honors
  • Methodist Justice Ministry, Board of Directors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • Top Attorney in Business Law, 360 West magazine, 2017-2019
  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D. with honors, 1985
  • Illinois State University, B.S. with highest honors, 1978
  • State Bar of Texas, 1985
Speeches & Publications
  • “Pro Se Appeals in the Fifth Circuit: The Gradual Demise of the Notice Exception to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a) and an Argument for Its Resurrection,” 4 The Review of Litigation, Number 1 (1983)
  • “Different Standard and Conflicting Results: A Re-Evaluation of the Frye Texas for Admitting Novel Scientific Evidence in Light of Decisions Involving Spectrographic Evidence Introduction,” 5 The Review of Litigation, Numbers 2 & 3, 1986