Janice V. Sharry
Partner, Corporate and M&A Group
Haynes and Boone, LLP
Recipient of the Women Leaders Award
Jan has been recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers and Partners, 2008-2020, as a leading corporate securities and mergers and acquisitions lawyer. Over the course of her distinguished career, Jan has served as a trusted advisor to numerous corporations (public and privately held) and private equity firms navigating complex multi-national transactions and capital raises. For more than 35 years, her straightforward, common sense approach to difficult negotiations and legal issues has provided executives and their boards with creative and workable solutions aimed at achieving timely, cost-effective results.
Outside of the firm, Jan is an active member of the Executive Women’s Roundtable (having served as their chair for a number of years) and serves on the Steering Committee of the Women of Tocqueville for the United Way and the Executive Leadership Team for the Go Red for Women Luncheon. Jan also currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Dallas Women’s Foundation, is the Chair of the Dallas chapter of the International Women’s Forum, and serves on the Board of Trustees at Knox College.
Education: J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1977, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif and B.A., Knox College, 1973, cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa.
Location: Haynes and Boone, Dallas, Texas.