Leslie F. DeGonia

Associate

Leslie F. DeGonia

Associate

Leslie F. DeGonia focuses her practice in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. She regularly advises sports clients in connection with a variety of M&A and commercial matters. She is based in the Dallas office where she is a member of the firm’s Transaction Practice Group.

Representative Experience

  • Represented an ownership group in their acquisition of a minority stake in English Football (soccer) Club Norwich City Football Club.
  • Represented an investment entity in its bid to purchase an international tennis tournament.
  • Represented multiple ownership groups in their bids to purchase baseball franchises in the MLB.
  • Drafted all investment documents, including the private placement memorandum, to be distributed to potential investors of a sports franchise.
  • Served as lead associate overseeing the sale of a (i) transportation and tolling system provider for $120,000,000 and (ii) manufacturer of water filtration and clean air technologies for $255,000,00.
  • Advised a leading sports agency in the sale of its minority interest in a lifestyle brand.

*Matters handled prior to joining Foley.

Affiliations

  • Women in Sports and Events (WISE)
  • SPCA of Texas Young Professionals