Vedder Price

Payton A. Wells

Associate

*Admitted to practice only in Texas, and is supervised by Vedder Price P.C. attorneys licensed in the state of Illinois.

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Payton A. Wells

Associate

*Admitted to practice only in Texas, and is supervised by Vedder Price P.C. attorneys licensed in the state of Illinois.

Payton A. Wells is an Associate* in Vedder Price’s Chicago office and a member of the firm’s Securities & Capital Markets group.

Mr. Wells focuses his practice on advising public and private companies in capital planning and formation, debt and equity offerings and corporate governance as well as a range of other capital markets transactions. He also counsels on public company reporting and compliance under the federal securities laws.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Wells worked as in-house counsel for a publicly traded biotechnology company. He also practiced in the corporate group of a national law firm specializing in capital markets, mergers & acquisitions and private equity fund formation and transactions. 

Mr. Wells received his law degree from Duke University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree cum laude from Arizona State University. While in law school, Mr. Wells was a Research Editor for the Duke Law Journal.

Payton A. Wells

Associate

*Admitted to practice only in Texas, and is supervised by Vedder Price P.C. attorneys licensed in the state of Illinois.

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2018
  • Arizona State University, B.A., 2012, cum laude

Payton A. Wells

Associate

*Admitted to practice only in Texas, and is supervised by Vedder Price P.C. attorneys licensed in the state of Illinois.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2019