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  • Education
    • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law, 2004, Student Bar Association President
    • B.S., University of Utah, 2002, Political Science, English Literature; Beta Theta Pi
Adam Hull is a strong communicator who understands the need to diligently serve clients without getting in the way of the deal. He serves as Co-Chair of Polsinelli's Venture Capital and Emerging Growth Companies practice. Adam’s practice focuses on representing high-growth businesses, primarily in software, hardware, Internet of Things, medtech, cleantech, life sciences, fintech, and other areas in technology. He works with emerging companies throughout their lifecycle, with a particular focus on venture capital financings, strategic corporate relationships, and complex mergers and acquisitions.

Adam represents venture capital funds in their formation, securities offerings and investment activity and has worked with some of the nation's leading accelerators, incubators and startup studios to form cutting edge corporate and investment fund structures. He often works with portfolio companies post-acquisition, and he believes a keen understanding of a target company’s business and personnel is the best way to ensure superior representation for all parties. 
Venture Capital / Securities:
  • Represented the first national crowd funding platform to be approved by FINRA under Title III of the JOBS Act.
  • Represented Texas-based specialty foods company in venture-backed Series A financing.
  • Represented Texas-based fintech company in strategic-backed Series A financing.
  • Represented Swiss-based electric motorcycle company in development and financing of U.S. joint venture.
  • Represented Texas-based technology marketplace company in Series A financing.
  • Represented Texas-based real estate acquisition fund in its formation and multiple securities offerings.
  • Represented Colorado-based real estate development fund in its formation and multiple securities offerings.
  • Represented executives in management buy-out of California-based renewable energy company.
  • Represented Texas-based cold pressed juice company in Series A financing.
  • Represented acquirer of nationally recognized tech startup accelerator.
  • Represented startup studio in the formation and deployment of seed investment fund.
  • Represented California-based medical device company in Series B financing.
  • Represented Texas-based medtech company in Series A and Series B financings.
  • Represented Virginia-based software company in Series A financing.
  • Represented real estate private equity fund in its purchase of $131 million P.I.P.E. investment.
  • Represented New York-based mobile technology company in venture-backed Series B and C financings.
  • Represented French investment fund in the formation of a $175 million Marshall Islands’ venture fund with a NASDAQ traded foreign corporation and a UK investment fund for the purpose of acquiring container carrier and dry-bulk vessels.

Mergers and Acquisitions / Restructurings:

  • Represented middle market investment banking firm in strategic buyout and restructuring.
  • Represented publicly traded REIT in acquisition of acquisition and restructuring of multi-billion dollar hotel portfolio. 
  • Represented national real estate investment fund in formation of strategic joint venture and acquisition of mall portfolio. 
  • Represented private equity fund in the acquisition, consolidation, and restructuring of multiple optometric companies.
  • Represented international optics company in the acquisition of numerous strategic targets.
  • Represented Utah-based hospitality management company in strategic acquisition by international destination management company.
  • Represented national restaurant franchise in internal restructuring and private offering.
  • Represented international hospitality management company in the auction and sale of majority equity position to private equity fund.
  • Represented international restaurant franchise in the sale of foreign entities to strategic investor. 
  • Represented international technology and communications company in spinoff transaction.
  • Represented Virginia-based software company in strategic acquisition by regional competitor.
  • Represented national trucking company in sale to strategic competitor and subsequent public offering.
  • Represented Utah-based technology company in its sale of $70 million of its Series A Preferred Units to Sequoia and Accel managed funds. 
  • Represented private equity fund in squeeze-out merger of more than forty minority investors in a California-based software company.
  • Represented Utah-based sporting goods company in strategic acquisition by international sporting goods company.
  • Represented international biotech company in construction finance, plasma supply, and real property acquisition transaction.
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Smart Money Strategies for Early Stage Investments
Presenter; Dallas Startup Week
April 2017
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Family Office Direct Investment Strategies
Presenter; Austin Family Office Forum
March 2017
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Raising Capital and Exiting Big
Presenter; SXSW
March 2017
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Venture Capital Opportunities
Presenter; Houston Family Office Forum
September 2016
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Family Office Direct Private Equity Investment
Presenter; Austin Family Office Forum
March 2016
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Practical Tips for Organizing and Existing
Presenter; SXSW
March 2016
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Mind the Gap Infrastructure and Operations
Presenter; Texas Venture Growth Forum
October 2015
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SEC Clarifies How to Sell to Investors in New Online Environment
Author; VC-List
September 2015
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Legal Bombshells: Tips in Organizing and Existing
Presenter; SXSW V2V
July 2015
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Legal Issues for Startups
Presenter; SXSW
March 2015