Payton A. Wells, Associate


Payton Wells advises clients on general business and corporate matters including acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and other corporate reorganizations, business formation, and commercial contracts. He maintains a comprehensive corporate practice, working with clients ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to joining Quarles & Brady, Payton worked as in-house corporate counsel for a publicly traded biotechnology company practicing securities matters. He also practiced in the corporate group at a national law firm specializing in mergers & acquisitions and private equity. His experience enables him to provide practical legal advice in an efficient manner, ensuring clients meet their goals and business objectives on time and on budget.

Admitted in Texas.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

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

Bar Admissions

  • Texas