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

Feb 01

Law Section: Corporate Counsel
Shareholder Activism: New Barbarians at the Gate?

February 1 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Click here to view the PowerPoint from the most recent seminar, “Anti-Corruption Investigations & Compliance: Risk identification framework for uncovering compliance red flags” by Gavin Parrish of FTI Consulting.


Section Chair

Paula Galhardo
Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
6200 Chase Tower
600 Travis
Houston, Texas 77002
(713) 546-5850

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Section Officers

Immediate Past Chair
Seema Puri-Patel

Chair-Elect
Eric Munoz

Secretary
Cynthia Mabry

Treasurer
Ed Burdzinski


Law Student Policies

Scholarships
One $1,000 scholarship per law school to a student interested in corporate law.

Meetings
No charge for students.

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