Arizona State University, Bachelors of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance, 1994
Vanderbilt School of Law, 1997
Selected for inclusion in Texas Monthly Super Lawyers Rising Stars Edition, 2006–2012
Gala Honoree and Recipient of Stages Repertory Theatre's 2011 Theodore Award for Leadership Excellence
As a shareholder in Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s Houston office, Amy Moss represents public and private companies in a broad spectrum of corporate transactions, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, private placements, public offerings and the cost effective representation of venture capitalists, private equity funds, entrepreneurs, start-ups and emerging technology companies. Amy’s experience extends to all types of general corporate matters, often serving as outside general counsel to her clients. Such clients span a diverse range of industries, including oil and gas exploration and production, oil field services, funeral and cemetery operations, technology, software, travel, healthcare, bioscience and medical technology and clean energy.
Amy has served as an advisor to clients with all types of M&A transactions, including mergers for cash and stock, forward and reverse triangular mergers, sales of assets, sales of stock, joint ventures, recapitalizations, roll-up transactions, exchange offers and restructuring transactions. Amy has also represented clients in securities and capital markets transactions. Her experience includes assisting issuers in a full range of public and private equity and debt offerings, including international public offerings on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange.
Amy also counsels venture capital and private equity funds and angel investors with the acquisition, ongoing representation and subsequent disposition of portfolio companies. Additional representation includes entrepreneurs, start-up companies and technology companies with respect to:
- corporate formation and organization
- shareholder and buy-sell agreements
- employment and consulting arrangements
- employee compensation matters
- drafting and implementation of business plans
- initial and subsequent rounds of venture capital and/or private equity financing
Her work with technology companies encompasses software and intellectual property licensing, joint ventures and technology development agreements.
Amy is also a strong contributor to the Houston arts community, having served as the Chairman of the Board and President of Stages Repertory Theatre. In 2011, she received Stages Repertory Theatre's third annual Theodore Award for Leadership Excellence and was honored at their annual gala.
Selected Client Representations
- A home health care product provider in its equity and debt restructuring and financing.
- A clean energy company in its Series C round of financing.
- An oil and gas exploitation company in its $93 million IPO on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of The London Stock Exchange.
- A premier academic affiliated venture capital firm with its bioscience and medical technology portfolio companies.
- The acquirer in the merger of two public energy companies.
- The acquirer in the purchase of a mid-western coal mine.
- An international provider of metals to the oilfield industry in a $50 million asset acquisition and simultaneous $100 million credit facility.
- A public funeral and cemetery company in its 1934 Act compliance.
- A wind power development and natural gas-fired power generation company in the sale of its preferred equity.
- An Internet-based travel company in a multi-million dollar merger transaction.
- The sale of a family-owned custom industrial manufacturing company.
- An apparel printer in a $13.5 million asset sale transaction.
- A public energy consulting company in its acquisition of a Canadian subsidiary.
- The lead venture capital investor in a third round financing for a medical waste disposal company.
- An oil and gas exploration company in a $10 million rights offering.
- A food service and vending company in a multi-million dollar asset acquisition.
- A public insurance company in a stock purchase and loan transaction.
- A public food service company with its Rule 144 and Section 16 compliance.
- Chairman of the Board and Past President of Stages Repertory Theatre
- Member of the Advisory Board of the Children’s Museum of Houston
- Member of the Advisory Board of the Private Equity CFO Association
- Texas Bar Foundation Fellow
- Houston Bar Association
- American Bar Association
Articles & Publications
- 11/01/2006 - Alternative Capital Markets for Alternative Energy Companies The Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange affords smaller cap companies access to the capital markets through a more streamlined process than an IPO in the United States or even the primary trading market (“Official List”) of the London Stock Exchange.