Section Focus

The purpose of the Corporate Counsel Section is to promote the objectives and standards of professionalism of the Houston Bar Association within the field of corporate law. The Section comprises both in-house counsel and law firm practitioners. The Section usually sponsors nine monthly lunch programs each year, which are typically held on the third Tuesday of the month, September through May.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 18

Law Section: Corporate Counsel
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Under the General Counsel

October 18 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Section Chair

Eric Munoz
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld L.L.P.
1111 Louisiana St., 44th Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 250-2226

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History of Corporate Counsel Section Chairs

Section Officers

Immediate Past Chair
Paula Galhardo

Ed Burdzinski

Douglas Gordon

Catalina Nino

Law Student Policies

$1,500 to one student from each local law school. Offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Scholarship will be awarded based on academic merit, financial need, and the successful completion of at least one elective course on a business law topic. Contact Edward Burdzinski (LeClairRyan) at (713) 752-8329.

No charge for students.

Contact the Corporate Counsel Section Chair for scholarship application information or a meeting reservation.