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Alexis Whitaker


Alexis Whitaker is an associate in the Capital Markets practice. She represents public and private companies, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, investment banks, and investors in a wide range of corporate transactions, including securities and bond offerings, financings, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalizations, restructurings, and SPACs.

Her clients are mostly in the energy, technology, and entertainment industries. Alexis previously served as a Summer Associate in the legal department at ExxonMobil and as a Legal Intern at Nickelodeon, a subsidiary of Paramount (formerly, ViacomCBS).

Leadership Positions And Professional Affiliations

  • Secretary, Entertainment and Sports Law Section of the Houston Bar Association
  • Dress for Success Volunteer Star of Hope Volunteer



Attorney-at-Law, Texas


Thurgood Marshall School of Law - Texas Southern University JD,cum laude

Dean's List, 2021-2022 President, Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS)

University of Arizona BA, Journalism, cum laude

Dean's List, 2016-2019

A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.