Pete Lodwick recently joined RGT as Managing Director and General Counsel. Prior to joining RGT, he served as Vice President and General Counsel at The Container Store for two years. Before that, Pete was a partner for 29 years at the law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP, counseling clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities transactions, and corporate governance.
Pete has received many distinctions and honors for his work, including The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Corporate Compliance Law, Corporate Governance Law, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law), 2009-2014; Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Securities & Corporate Finance) 2012-2013; and Best Lawyers in Dallas (Corporate Finance-Mergers & Acquisitions), D Magazine, 2011-2012.
Actively involved in the community, Pete currently serves as Chairman of SMU’s Alumni Board and is a member of the SMU Board of Trustees. Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Directors of Goodwill Industries and the Salesmanship Club of Dallas, and serves on the Board of Governors at the Dallas Country Club.
Pete earned a B.B.A. degree in finance, magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University and a J.D. degree, cum laude, from SMU’s Dedman School of Law. While a student, he was captain of the SMU basketball team, a two-time Academic All-American, and a winner of the “M” Award.