Drew N Bagot

dbagot@bagotlaw.com

(214) 683-6335


Drew Bagot is the shareholder of Drew N. Bagot, P.C., established by Drew after 37 years of large law firm practice and experience advising businesses in virtually all aspects of their day-to-day operations and business transactions.  These include business formation and organization, choice of entity, mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance, venture capital and private equity, corporate governance and counseling, technology transactions, employment and agency agreements and restrictive covenants, litigation management and litigation avoidance.


Drew’s clients have included companies in virtually every major industry and have ranged in size from start-ups to large, international corporations with areas of high practice concentrations in financial institutions, insurance and health care-related businesses.


His experience includes corporate, securities, administrative, regulatory, legislative and litigation, complex litigation management, business governance and growth strategies, business acquisitions, mergers, asset purchases, stock purchases, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, strategic alliances and joint ventures, exchange transactions, financial and lending transactions, private equity and public finance matters and real estate acquisition and leasing transactions.  He has also acted as outside general counsel to many companies.


He represents financial institutions, lenders and borrowers with regard to lending, real estate finance and mortgage lending, loan documentation and restructuring, and workout and foreclosure matters with respect to commercial and residential real estate projects.


Drew has extensive experience in all aspects of the insurance industry, insurance company formation, acquisition, state admission and licensing matters, compliance, market conduct issues, administrative and regulatory hearings and insurance holding company issues. He has represented insurance-related entities in all aspects of acquisition, expansion, agents and brokers and has been involved in many reinsurance matters, treaty restructuring and commutation as well as company supervisions, rehabilitations, receiverships, wind downs, liquidations and run-offs. He has represented reinsurance and insurance companies, brokers, agents and intermediaries, producers, third party administrators, professional employer organizations and claims adjusters.


In the health care field, Drew has represented physicians, hospitals, health insurers, TPAs, and other health care-related entities in various transactional matters, finance, real estate, insurance regulation, administrative, compliance and regulatory matters.  These include joint ventures among providers and with physicians, mergers, acquisition and sale of practice groups, insurance, formations of practice management and physician associations.  He has assisted with real estate acquisitions, leasing and development of health care-related projects, the Federal anti-kickback act, Stark Law compliance and HIPAA.


Drew has had the pleasure of counseling individuals on their personal and legal financial planning, real estate, trust, employment-related issues and business-related succession planning.  He serves as trustee of several personal trusts.


Drew has also been engaged to serve as an expert witness on issues related to corporate, financial, financial institutions, lending, insurance, health care matters and related litigation and administrative hearings. He has assisted clients with commercial and complex litigation class action suits, ERISA litigation, workers’ compensation, PEO, technology, intellectual property matters and non-competition covenants. Drew has been an officer, director and shareholder of several insurance and reinsurance companies and was a member underwriter at Lloyds of London for 12 years.


Drew has served many area nonprofit organizations on their boards and in leadership positions including the Rotary Club of Park Cities, St. Mark’s School of Texas, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and Dallas Symphony Orchestra.  He was chairman of the board of trustees of Timberlawn Psychiatric Research Foundation and president and chairman of the board of TACA, a major umbrella funding organization for the Arts in Dallas.

  

Education

  • J.D., Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University, 1973
  • B.B.A, (Finance and Real Estate), Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, 1970
  • Graduate work, Southwest Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University, 1970


Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1973
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2001
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1980
  • U. S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1980
  • U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2006


Memberships & Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Federation of Regulatory Counsel (Insurance)
  • State Bar of Texas (Business, Health Care and Litigation Sections)
  • Dallas Bar Association (Tort and Insurance, Health Care and Litigation Sections)
  • Masonic Blue Lodge
  • National  Health Lawyers Association
  • The Federalist Society
  • Park Towers Homeowners Association, past president and board member
  • Rotary Club of Park Cities
  • Charlie Russell Riders
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
  • Cessna Pilots Association
  • LLoyds London Member Underwriter 1986-1998

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