Joel Pruett is an associate in the corporate section of Wick Phillips and focuses on mergers and acquisitions, banking and finance, private equity and general business matters.

Prior to joining Wick Phillips, Joel was an associate at Higier Allen & Lautin, P.C., a Dallas boutique banking and real estate law firm, where Joel represented banks and developers in commercial real estate finance transactions. Joel was also previously a business valuation and litigation consulting associate for Texas-regional financial consultancy HSSK, LLC, n/k/a Weaver and Tidwell, L.L.P.

During his law school and MBA programs, Joel interned for New York consultancy Blue Heron Research Partners in qualitative M&A due diligence; for a large Oklahoma firm in corporate law; and for a Texas regional accounting firm in business valuation and litigation consulting.