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The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
Chairs:  Troy ’98 and Christin Chandler

Come Celebrate the UH Law Center’s 75th Anniversary! 

Saturday, April 9, 2022

5:30 p.m.       UHLAA Alumni Awards Presentation
6:30 p.m.       Cocktail Hour & Big Board Auction
7:30 p.m.       Dinner, Program & Live Auction

Wear your 1920’s glamour or black tie to the ritziest party in town!
Complimentary Valet Parking

For event and ticket information contact Hope Young at or 713-743-5099.

Gala Chairs
Troy ’98 and Christin Chandler

Host Committee
Miguel Adame
Matias J. Adrogué ’99 and Leila M. El-Hakam
Benny and Nikki Agosto, Jr
Mo ’04 and Erin Aziz
Damon Chargois ‘94 and Rebekka Peltzman
Tim Donoughue ’94
Tommy ’74 and Dee-Dee Fibich
Johnny Garza ’02
Jason ’98 and Casey Gibson ‘14
Warren ’88 and Lauren Harris
Thomas '98 and Eyvette Hetherington
Bill ’92 and Shawn Jackson
Harris '04 and Jenna Junell
Lance '90 and Kim Lubel
Cynthia '10 and Chad Mabry
Paul '72 and Cheri McConnell
Andrew ’01 and Caroline Meade
Brian Melton '99
Chad Mills ’98
John Neese ’97
Greer '98 and Elizabeth Pagan
Jim '93 and Nicole Perdue
Michele Pilibosian ‘98
Alex '06 and Anne Roberts
David Rusk ’14
Hon. Ravi K. Sandill ’01 and Kelly Sandill ’01
Eric '98 and Theresa Schlicter
Robert J. Sergesketter '95 and Denise Castillo-Rhodes
Melissa '02 and Mark Sternfels
David Webber and Janna Charlton Webber ’98
Melissa Waden Wray ’98
Richard '99 and Laura Whiteley
Staci Wilson ’09
Willie '84 and Ingrid Wood
Victor ’98 and Lynell Wright
Hon. Alvin’67 and Susie Zimmerman

DIAMOND SPONSORS Mo Aziz ‘04 and Benny Agosto, Jr. – Abraham Watkins Bracewell LLP Fibich, Leebron, Copeland & Briggs HUNTON ANDREWS KURTH LLP, John B. Shely ‘86, Kelly Sandill ’01 Locke Lord LLP Norton Rose Fulbright
The John M. O’Quinn Foundation Vinson & Elkins LLP

PLATINUM SPONSORS Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP • Baker Botts L.L.P.  •  Beck Redden LLP  •  BlankRome LLP •  Jason '98 and Casey Gibson •  Haynes Boone •  McDowell Hetherington LLP

GOLD SPONSORS Adame Garza • Matias J. Adrogué ’99 and Leila M. El-Hakam – Trial Lawyers • AZA • Baker Hughes Company • BakerHostetler • BoyarMiller • Chandler McNulty, LLP • Damon J. Chargois, Esq. • Judge Tanya Garrison ‘00, Judge Donna Roth and Judge Christine Weems  • Holland & Knight LLP • Kelley Drye • Lubel Voyles, LLP • Paul '72 and Cheri McConnell • Meade Neese & Barr LLP • Mukerji Law Firm • Munsch Hardt • Peissel Law Firm, L.L.P. • Perdue and Kidd • Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley and Norton, LLP and Melissa '02 and Mark Sternfels • Susman Godfrey LLP • Veritext Legal Solutions • Willie ’84 and Ingrid Wood

SILVER SPONSORS Andrew Myers, PC • Andrew J. Cobos ‘11 • Fogler, Brar, O’Neil and Gray, LLP • Foley & Lardner LLP • Jordan, Lynch and Cancienne, PLLC • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP • Reed Smith • Spencer Fane LLP • David Webber and Janna Charlton Webber ‘98


BAR SPONSOR McDowell Hetherington LLP


UNDERWRITERS Arnold & Itkin, LLP • CIBC Private Wealth Management • G. Sean Jez, Fleming, Nolen & Jez L.L.P. • John Langdoc ’04 • Regina Rogers ‘70  • Raizner Slania LLP

*As of 4/1/2022

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 UH Law Alumni Association Awards Winners! 

Dean’s Award: The John M. O’Quinn Foundation

President’s Award: Lawrence J. Pirtle ‘66

Alumnus of the Year Award: The Honorable Gray H. Miller ‘78

Corporate Sector Award: Fermeen F. Fazal ‘00

Faculty Distinction Award: Prof. Renee Knake Jefferson

and Prof. Ryan M. Marquez ‘09

Honorary Alumnus Award: Dean Leonard M. Baynes

James M. Roach Law Fund: Edward E. “Ned” Hartline ‘73

Law Gala & Auction Award: Norton Rose Fulbright

Private Practice Award: John T. Goodgame ‘97 and Paul D. Moak ‘95

Public/Non-profit Sector Achievement Award: Paul E. Furrh, Jr. ‘78

Pro Bono/Community Service Award: Marcy H. Greer ‘90

Diversity & Inclusion Award: Judge Phyllis Randolph Frye ‘81

Rising Star Award: Judge Tamecia S. Glover ‘12 and Andrew J. Cobos ‘11


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