E. Steve Bolden focuses on a variety of corporate and securities matters, including mergers and acquisitions of publicly traded and privately held companies, public securities offerings, private equity transactions, non-profit representations, and bond transactions. Prior to joining Mahomes Bolden PC in 2008, he practiced as a corporate and mergers and acquisitions lawyer at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and Jackson Walker LLP.
Mr. Bolden received his A.B. in government from Dartmouth College and his J.D.magna cum laude from Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University where he was a member of the Board of Advocates.
Mr. Bolden is involved with several community, civic, and charitable activities. He is regularly invited to speak about various legal or civic topics. He has received presidential citations from the J.L. Turner Legal Association and the Dallas Bar Association. He is a recipient of the African American Lawyer’s Section MLK Drum Major for Justice Award. He was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2005 through 2009 and 2011-2013. In 2012, Mr. Bolden was selected by the State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors as one of two candidates to run for President of the State Bar of Texas.
Mr. Bolden currently serves as Trustee for Dallas Bar Foundation and on the Council for the Business Law Section. He has also served on several other boards, including: State Bar of Texas, Board of Directors, Section Rep; Dallas Bar Association, Director; J.L. Turner Legal Association (African American Bar Association of Dallas), President; State Bar of Texas, African American Lawyers Section, Chair; Business Law Section, Secretary – Treasurer; First Tee, Dallas; and The Entrepreneurship Institute of Dallas. He is a Fellow of the State Bar of Texas Foundation, Dallas Bar Association Foundation and the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation.