Phone: (214) 434-1017

Deal-Driven, Cost Efficient Business and Personal Counsel.

Stephen Rizzieri is a Dallas-based, seasoned business lawyer with over 35 years of work in corporate transactions, project and corporate financing in oil & gas, mining and power generation; as well handling a broad spectrum of business and corporate issues arising in the normal course of business. This practice includes having served as in-house Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel and a member of corporate executive management.  Substantial domestic and project infrastructure and financing contracts, drafting and negotiations, joint ventures, partnership agreements, mergers and acquisitions, litigation management, conflicts resolution, and legal corporate management experience is enhanced through international on-the-ground contract negotiations, project and development experience in China, India, West Africa, Indonesia and Central America.

General Counsel and Business Law Services

  • Negotiations-Strategic Planning-Implementation
  • Financial Transactions-Closings
  • Negotiation and drafting Contracts
  • Reviewing Commercial and Equipment Lease and Purchase Agreements
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction agreement drafting and negotiations
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Transactional Lead or Support
  • Corporate Governance
    • Formation, Start-Up
    • Articles, Bylaws, Operating Agreements
    • Attend Board Meetings and Draft Resolutions
  • Negotiated Conflict Resolution, Mitigation and Litigation Management
  • Employment Offer Letters and Severance Agreements
  • Non-Disclosure and Non-Compete Agreements

All services are available on a project basis or as a regular, on-going legal support function for individuals, small and large businesses, private and public companies, stakeholders, partners, developers, entrepreneurs, financiers, contractors, family concerns, Fund Companies or other entities.  Services can be provided as a full service Outside General Counsel or as a supplement to In-house departments, or for Companies without an In-House department.

Services can be provided in flexible relationship structures as an alternative to expensive and cumbersome big firm overhead support.

Stephen Rizzieri has more than 35 years of legal experience with extensive experience as an executive in business law. He has particular experience in negotiation of contracts for large scale infrastructure development projects, financings, corporate management and business counseling services.

Clients are individuals, business owners and other stakeholders in business and commercial transactions, in-house general and assistant counsel, project developers, entrepreneurs, financiers, and contractors.

The firm efficiently uses the resources of time, money, and manpower to achieve the desired goals of the client.

Focused And Effective Legal Services

Stephen Rizzieri knows how to handle large complex issues in unique industries and uses his experience to help clients work towards a successful future while helping to limit their personal and professional liabilities.

peer-reviewWe act as an extension of your business, breaking down barriers to transaction closings while providing steadfast representation for everyday client legal needs.

Representation From A Respected Dallas Attorney

Whether you are solving complex transactions, negotiating a contract, operating an on-going business, forming a corporate entity, or have questions about governance or just need help resolving a business, family, or personal dispute without going to trial, the firm can provide the ongoing representation you value.

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Contact L. Stephen Rizzieri, PLLC, online or by telephone at (214) 434-1017 to schedule a personal consultation.

Texas Bar College

*Stephen Rizzieri has recently been elected to the Vice Chair position at the Dallas Bar Association, Collaborative Law Section-2017

Attorney L. Stephen Rizzieri, PLLC | Phone: (214) 434-1017 | | A Deal Driven Firm