HOUSTON — Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Partner Jarvis V. Hollingsworth was honored at the University of Houston Law Center’s 37th Annual Law Gala for his support and commitment to the University of Houston and the University of Houston Law Center.
Hollingsworth is currently a Regent on the board of the University of Houston System where he serves as Vice-Chair to the Board, Chair of the Finance Committee and Vice-Chair of the Endowment Committee. He was the Law Gala’s inaugural honoree.
Hollingsworth counsels boards of directors/trustees of public and private companies and government and educational entities on their duties, corporate governance and director liability matters. He also advises clients on Sarbanes Oxley and Dodd Frank compliance and serves as the Corporate Secretary to boards of directors.
Head of the firm's public entities practice group, Hollingsworth also advises clients on public and education law, as well as government strategies, employment contracts, grievances, employee terminations, school and college governance, coalition building, strategic communications and policy development. He provides counsel on open meetings, public information, bidding and contract matters, municipal bonds and public finance, and internal investigations. Hollingsworth represents clients in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies.
Hollingsworth has been previously honored by the University of Houston with the Black Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award and the Law Alumni Association’s Private Sector Achievement Award. He is a former Director of the University of Houston Alumni Association.