Jim Wilson

Jim WilsonJim Wilson


Ingress Investments LLC


James H. Wilson is a principal at Ingress Investments, a private investment group focused on the services industries.  Jim also maintains a small private law practice.

For over 20 years, Jim was an associate and then a partner at an international law firm – initially with Vinson & Elkins LLP (for over 16 years) and most recently with McDermott Will & Emery LLP.  His practice focused on corporate finance and securities, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and public offerings.

Jim has counseled clients in connection with well over 100 domestic and international mergers and acquisitions transactions of all types, including several dozen public company mergers, hostile and negotiated tender offers, “going private” transactions and spin-offs. His international experience has included Brazil, China, Egypt, Italy, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Nicaragua, Spain, The Netherlands and the U.K. He also has represented the issuer or the underwriters in over 50 initial and secondary public and Rule 144A offerings of all types of securities, including common stock, convertible securities, investment grade and high yield senior and senior subordinated debt, master limited partnership units and royalty trust units. He also has extensive experience in the private equity sector, including the formation and terms of private equity funds. In addition, he regularly counsels clients on securities law compliance, corporate governance and other general corporate matters. He has significant experience with clients involved in the energy and health care industries.

Jim has been listed as a leader in mergers and acquisitions in Chambers USA and has been recognized as a “Texas Rising Star” as well as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly.  He has also been listed as a leader in international mergers and acquisitions by The Legal 500.

Jim is certified public accountant and admitted to practice law in Texas.