Majorie M. Winters

Special Counsel

Overview

Majorie Winters brings over 13 years of experience to a practice that supports corporate growth, international expansion and acquisitions while protecting startups and emerging businesses against legal risks. She counsels entrepreneurs in matters related to formation, structuring, intellectual property/trademark protection and financing. Majorie represents investors and companies in later stage venture financing rounds, as well as buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. Majorie represents clients as a savvy business and legal strategist who blends backgrounds in corporate law and entrepreneurial business as she evaluates and advises on opportunities for building competitive positions in a variety of markets.

Prior to joining the firm, Majorie was Director of a national program that served the specific needs of early-stage, high-growth companies. She was also Vice President and General Counsel for Trade Technologies Inc., a software and services company that processes over $9 billion in global transactions per year. In that role, Majorie oversaw all intellectual property, corporate, compliance, human resource and commercial agreements, litigation, mergers and acquisitions and financial matters, including budgets and projections.

Community Involvement

  • Mentor and Judge, MassChallenge
  • Mentor, Austin Technology Incubator (ATI)
  • Mentor, Techstars
  • Mentor, Capital Factory
  • Mentor, Galvanize
  • Judge, McCombs Business School New Venture Creations

Education

  • The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 1999)
    • Order of the Coif
  • The University of Texas at Austin (M.B.A., 1993)
    • Beta Gamma Honor Society
    • Sord Scholar
  • University of Virginia (B.A., 1991)
    • Psychology
    • With Distinction
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Universite Paris I - Pantheon-Sorbonne (1989)
    • American Institute For Foreign Study (AIFS)

Admissions

  • Texas (1999)

Capabilities