Martha Wach has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in multijurisdictional transactions involving domestic and international real property. Martha's practice focuses on M&A transactions for both public and private companies and corporate credit facility transactions. She also represents clients in connection with mortgage loans, leasing, and development matters.
Recent transactions include the $3.6 billion sale of data centers in North and South America by Verizon Communications to Equinix; $170 million acquisition by SHV Energy of the propane business of American Midstream Partners; $260 million note offering by International Wire Group; sale by Chevron of its Hawaii refining, distribution, and retail assets to a subsidiary of One Rock Capital Partners; community development loans from The Real Estate Council Community Fund to local nonprofit entities; and leasing work for The Nature Conservancy. Other recent clients include Total S.A., J.F. Lehman, Business Jet Center, Koch Industries, Andeavor, and Citizens Bank.
Martha is a member of The Real Estate Council and served as secretary from 2011 to 2014; is on the vestry of Episcopal Church of the Ascension and co-heads its Austin Street Center outreach program; is a member of the Women's Leadership Council of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and served on grant review panels from 2009 to 2017; and is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and the Dallas Bar Association. Martha also leads the Jones Day Dallas Office's participation in Street Law's Legal Diversity Pipeline Program in a joint effort with Verizon.
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- Duke University (J.D. with honors 1994; Note Editor, Duke Law Journal); Northwestern University (B.A. Chemistry, Phi Beta Kappa, 1987)