Dynda Thomas has extensive experience in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and project finance. She has had principal responsibility for numerous mergers, acquisitions and dispositions for public and private companies in a wide range of sell-side and buy-side auctions and negotiated transactions.
As leader of the Squire Patton Boggs’ conflict minerals team, Dynda focuses on relevant industries’ best practices in working with clients’ legal, procurement and compliance groups. She advises on developing and reviewing procurement policies, training executives and relevant client teams, planning communications with customers and suppliers, and proposing data gathering and retention policies. Dynda and her team work with companies in a wide variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, consumer products, electronics and mining.
Dynda is the Budget Officer and a Vice Chair of the Infrastructure Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Public Utility, Communications and Transportation (PUCAT) Law Section, having also spent one year as chair of the Program Committee and three years as the co-editor of the Section’s newsletter.