Raúl Calvoz, Partner
Raúl Calvoz is of Counsel with The Tuggey Group and has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1993. He is experienced with mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and business strategy. Currently based in the Austin office, Mr. Calvoz has worked extensively in Europe and Asia.
Mr. Calvoz speaks native English and Spanish.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Calvoz worked for a number of years as in-house counsel to a Fortune 100 company. Mr. Calvoz has also served as first chair in jury and non-jury trials as well as arbitration and mediation proceedings. He is qualified to serve as a mediator in the State of Texas.
Mr. Calvoz also brings hands-on business experience to his law practice, having served as Vice President and Executive Committee Member, Europe at a Fortune 500 company based in London.
Mr. Calvoz has served on the boards of directors of numerous public and private sector entities. He served as Legal Counsel to the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. He was also recognized as a “40 Under 40 Rising Star” business leader in 1999 by the San Antonio Business Journal.
Mr. Calvoz earned his Juris Doctor, Summa Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law, where he served as Editor for the St. Mary’s Law Journal. He has an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin and was a Kozmetsky Award recipient.
Mr. Calvoz served as lead counsel and business strategist in the successful closure of a transaction valued at approximately USD$1 Billion for a Fortune 100 company.
Mr. Calvoz served as lead counsel to a business exiting an insolvent outsource supplier and successfully negotiated repurchase of manufacturing equipment at 40% less than appraised value.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mr. Calvoz has been active as lead counsel in M&A involving companies in a number of sectors, with recent emphasis in telecommunications, electronics, travel and online.
Mr. Calvoz has worked with early stage companies in the following sectors: construction materials, online, pharmaceutical, animal products, SaaS.
Mr. Calvoz served as lead counsel to an inventor in multi-billion dollar patent litigation against major pharmaceutical company.
Mr. Calvoz has represented clients in jury and non-jury trials involving commercial disputes such as contractual dispute between television anchor and major media company, commercial lease disputes and breach of contract and warranty claims against construction company.