Shannon M. Wilde



Shannon M. Wilde represents business owners.  He serves as outside general counsel for business clients and practices in the areas of business and real estate law. Shannon’s practice also includes mergers and acquisitions work, the formation, organization and restructuring of businesses, and he regularly advises both for-profit and non-profit organizations on best practices in corporate governance.

Shannon is fluent in Spanish and has negotiated many international transactions including deals in Mexico and Latin America.


B.A., University of Texas, 1993  High Honors
M.B.A., Baylor University, 1999   Top 10%
J.D., Baylor University, 2000   Alumni Academic Merit Scholar

 Representative Matters:

  • Outside general counsel for private business owners (e.g., corporate governance, strategic planning, asset protection)
  • Formation, organization and restructuring of businesses engaged in local economy (e.g., oil and gas, medical, banking, and real estate development)
  • Sale of work-over rig business ($60mm+)
  • Sale of drilling fluids company ($50mm+)
  • Complex merger transaction for oil and gas exploration company ($175mm+)
  • Acquisition and sale of auto dealerships
  • Acquisition of apartment complexes
  • Stock acquisition in multimillion dollar ambulatory surgery center
  • Commercial and residential construction contracts with contractors and architects
  • Negotiate multimillion dollar sale of 15+ convenience stores
  • Acquisition of shipping company and assist with expansion plans
  • Sale of pipeline company and related assets
  • Acquisition of industrial property (ship channel access)


AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell – highest possible peer rating for professional excellence
Texas Bar Foundation, Sustaining Life Fellow
State Bar of Texas, Business Law Section, Member
State Bar of Texas, Partnership/LLC Law Committee, Former Member
Rising Star 2007-2011, Thompson Reuters
Texas Super Lawyers 2014-2017, Thompson Reuters


Texas Rio Grande Legal Aid, volunteer attorney, 2001- present
Una Chapman Cox Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2007-present
Citizens for Educational Excellence, Member, Board of Directors, 2011-Present
Texas Young Lawyers Association, Pro Bar Unaccompanied Minors Project, 2006
Leadership Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors, Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association, 2001-2002


Shannon is a Dive Master, sailor, and loves the outdoors.  He and his wife, Pat, have three children, and they live in Corpus Christi.