Austin L. Poynter



Austin Poynter is an associate in the Corporate Practice at Foley & Lardner LLP. He concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, assisting clients with strategic asset purchases, as well as other general corporate matters. Austin also assists in real estate transactions.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Texas Upsilon Chapter
  • Member, Alpha Kappa Psi, Alpha Pi Chapter
  • Member, Texas Bar Association


  • B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, (2012)
    • Finance
      • Bachelor of Business Administration Scholar
      • SMU Distinguished Scholar
  • B.A., Southern Methodist University, (2012)
    • International Studies
  • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, (2016)
    • Law Dean's Scholarship
    • Denius Cain Endowed Scholarship
  • M.B.A., Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, (2016)


  • Texas (2016)