Annual Report

2015 Board of Directors

George Butts
Chair
George Butts Law* - Austin
 
Elizabeth Mack
Chair-elect
Locke Lord LLP* - Dallas
 
Allene D. Evans
Immediate Past Chair
The University of Texas System* - Austin
 
Neel Lane
Secretary-Treasurer
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP* - San Antonio
 
Hon. Marilyn Aboussie
San Angelo
 
E. Leon Carter
Carter Scholer Arnett Hamada & Mockler, PLLC* - Dallas
 
Ricardo G. Cedillo
Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza, Inc.* - San Antonio
 
Clinton Cross
El Paso
 
Dennis P. Duffy
BakerHostetler* - Houston
 
Edward F. Fernandes
Hunton & Williams LLP* - Austin
 
N. Scott Fletcher
Jones Day* - Houston
 
R. James George, Jr.
George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP* - Austin
 
Mark K. Glasser
Sidley Austin LLP* - Houston
 
Sean Gorman
Bracewell* - Houston
 
Marcy Hogan Greer
Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP* - Austin
 
Gregory Huffman
Thompson & Knight LLP* - Dallas
 
Tommy Jacks
Fish & Richardson P.C.* - Austin
 
Susan Karamanian
George Washington University Law School* - Washington, D.C.
 
Charles Kelley
Mayer Brown LLP* - Houston
 
Layne Kruse
Norton Rose Fulbright* - Houston
 
Thomas Leatherbury
Vinson & Elkins LLP* - Dallas
 
Michael Lowenberg
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP* - Dallas
 
Edmundo O. Ramirez
Ellis, Koeneke & Ramirez, L.L.P.* - McAllen
 
Michael Rodriguez
Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez LLP* - Brownsville
 
David Sharp
Law Offices of David E. Sharp P.L.L.C.* - Houston
 
Courtney Stewart
DLA Piper LLP (US)* - Austin
 
Allan Van Fleet
McDermott Will & Emery LLP* - Houston
 
Pat Villareal
Jones Day* - Dallas
 
Dr. Gregory Vincent
The University of Texas at Austin* - Austin
 
Mark Wawro
Susman Godfrey L.L.P.* - Houston
 
Angela C. Zambrano
Sidley Austin LLP* - Dallas
 
J. Chrys Dougherty III
Chair Emeritus
(1915-2014)
 
* affiliations listed for identification only

2015 Projects

  • Asset Forfeiture
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Disaster Recovery & Fair Housing
  • Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline
  • Diversity Legal Scholars
  • Elder Affairs
  • Helping Homeless Youth
  • Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Mental Health & the Criminal Justice System

2015 Pro Bono Partners

  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP
  • Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Baker McKenzie
  • BakerHostetler
  • Karen Beeler
  • Davis, Cedillo, & Mendoza, Inc.
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Dykema Cox Smith
  • GE Capital
  • George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP
  • George Butts Law Firm
  • George Washington University Law School
  • Graves, Dougherty, Hearon & Moody
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Jones Day
  • Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions
  • Susan Kilgore
  • Kirk Tuck Photography
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • McKool Smith
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Open Austin
  • Porter Hedges LLP
  • Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Alex Toney
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP 

2015 Corporate & Institutional Donors

  • Air Liquide USA, LLC
  • Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
  • Alexander Dubose Jefferson & Townsend LLP
  • Apple Inc.
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Baker & Patterson, LLP
  • Baker Botts L.L.P.
  • Beck Redden LLP
  • Calendar Holdings LLC
  • Cantilo & Bennett, L.L.P.
  • Davis, Cedillo & Mendoza, Inc.
  • DLA Piper LLP (US)
  • Dykema Cox Smith
  • Exxon Mobil Corporation
  • Fuentes Toubia PLLC
  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP
  • Gibbs & Bruns LLP
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Golden Steves Cohen & Gordon, LLP
  • Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
  • Haynes and Boone, LLP
  • H-E-B
  • HillCo Partners
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Jones Day
  • Kator, Parks, Weiser & Harris, P.L.L.C.
  • King & Spalding
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • McKool Smith
  • Mintz Group
  • Momentum Search Partners, LLC
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
  • Paul Garcia & Associates
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • Pirkey Barber PLLC
  • Quarles and Brady LLP
  • Research & Planning Consultants, L.P.
  • Russell Korman Company, Inc.
  • Scott Douglass & McConnico LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • Sumner, Schick & Pace LLP
  • Susman Godfrey L.L.P.
  • Thompson & Horton LLP
  • Thompson & Knight LLP
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at Austin Division of Diversity and Community Engagement
  • University of Texas Law School Foundation
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP

2015 Foundations

  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Dallas Women's Foundation
  • Ford Foundation
  • Harold Simmons Foundation
  • Houston Endowment
  • Meadows Foundation
  • Public Welfare Foundation
  • Simmons Foundation
  • Texas Bar Foundation

2015 Visionary Society Members

Platinum

  • David Beck
  • Edna & George Butts
  • Patrick Cantilo
  • Ricardo Cedillo
  • Charles & Stacy Clines
  • Eleanor Crook
  • Paul Davis
  • Cheryl & Jim George
  • Lela & Robin Gibbs
  • Carol & Mark Glasser
  • Melanie Gray & Mark Wawro
  • Joe Jamail
  • Rusty Kelley
  • Elizabeth Mack
  • Mike McKool
  • Steve Meleen
  • Sherry & Gerald Merfish
  • Mike Myers
  • Elizabeth & Justin Nelson
  • Hon. Harriet O'Neill & Kerry Cammack
  • Scott Partridge
  • Regina Rogers
  • Patricia Villareal & Thomas Leatherbury
  • Angela & Luis Zambrano

Gold

  • Brian Bah
  • E. Leon Carter
  • Clinton Cross
  • Dennis Duffy
  • Kelly & Paul Dybala
  • Peggy & Ed Fernandes
  • Lizzie & Scott Fletcher
  • Deborah & William Fowler
  • Marcy & Sam Greer
  • Gregory Huffman
  • Maria & Charles Kelley
  • Layne & Gayle Kruse
  • Neel Lane
  • Julie & Michael Lowenberg
  • Hon. Thomas Phillips
  • Vicki & David Sharp
  • Courtney Stewart
  • Phoebe & Robert Tudor
  • Allan Van Fleet
  • Suzanne & Dick Wade

Silver

  • Hon. Marilyn Aboussie
  • Stacy & Douglas Alexander
  • David Anderson
  • Dr. David Anthony
  • Laura & Vance Beagles
  • Susan Blount
  • Elise & Craig Boyan
  • Brooke & Darrell Brownlow
  • Kent Caperton
  • Serena Connelly
  • Rachel Ekery
  • Kyra & William Fitzgerald
  • Angela Fontana & Andre Szuwalski
  • Hon. Royal Furgeson & Marcellene Malouf
  • Michelle Hartmann
  • Cathy & Dean Harvey
  • Michael Hatcher
  • John A. Hay, III
  • Richard Hile
  • Tina James
  • Kenny Jastrow
  • Hon. Wallace &  Rhonda Jefferson
  • Susan Karamanian
  • Judy Lindquist
  • Amy Chen & Charles Loeffler
  • Adam Loewy
  • Tom Luce
  • Maline & Dudley McCalla
  • Scott McClelland
  • Ginni & Richard Mithoff
  • George Ann & Gene Monger
  • Maureen & Steve Mount
  • Yvette Ostolaza
  • Kathleen & Martin Otto
  • Joan & Terry Oxford
  • Lynette & Dwayne Padalecki
  • David Plaut
  • Penny Reid
  • Daniel Richards
  • Monica & Christopher Richart
  • Alan Schoenbaum
  • Carolyn & Marc Seriff
  • Margaret & Joel Shannon
  • Deborah & Hugh Sloan
  • Leslie Thorne
  • Janet & Randy Vaclavik
  • Rev. Cliff Waller

Bronze

  • Margaret Allen
  • Pam Andrews
  • Kristina & Evan Baehr
  • Nanette & Skip Beaird
  • Terry Bray
  • Leah & Michael Buratti
  • Priscilla Camacho
  • Kirsten Castañeda
  • Madalyn & Walter Cooke
  • Mary Crouter & David Weiser
  • Charlee D'Amico
  • Gina Debottis Metts & Mark Metts
  • Will Dibrell
  • Gwynneth & Robert Dieter
  • Mary Ann & Chrys Dougherty
  • David Dummer
  • Rod Edens, Jr.
  • President Greg & Carmel Fenves
  • Elizabeth Flannery
  • Malou Flato & John Taliaferro
  • Sean Gorman
  • Mary Teresa & Kevin Hamby
  • Harville-Andrews Family
  • Alan Haywood
  • Hon. Laura & Bob Higley
  • Shelly & Russ Horton
  • Gwen Hulsey
  • Tommy Jacks
  • Janis Jefferson Benton
  • J.R. Johnson
  • Anne & Clay Johnson
  • Georgia Jolink
  • Susan Kidwell
  • Doug Kilday
  • Nicole Knox
  • Yolanda & William Knull
  • Carolyn & Joseph Labatt
  • Tracy LeRoy & Brandon Rottinghaus
  • Robert Little
  • Jack Martin
  • Nancy McGregor & Neal Manne
  • Holly McIntush
  • Keri & Andrew McKenzie
  • Leila Melhem
  • Jennifer Munzel
  • Kelley & Scott Parel
  • Michael Rodriguez
  • Irving L. Rotter
  • Juan-Carlos Ruck
  • Kurt Schwarz
  • Paul Slagle
  • Jan Soifer
  • Hon. John & Bettsie Specia
  • Andreanne Vachon & Kenneth Anderson
  • Dennis Windscheffel
  • Rowena Young & Myron Steves