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Bracewell’s Jarvis Hollingsworth Elected Vice Chair of University of Houston Board of Regents

August 21, 2012

HOUSTON — Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Partner Jarvis V. Hollingsworth has been elected vice chair of the University of Houston (UH) System Board of Regents for fiscal year 2013. The board is the governing body of the UH System, which includes UH, UH-Clear Lake, UH-Downtown and UH-Victoria, branch campuses UH-Sugar Land, UH System-Northwest and UHCL Pearland, and a teaching center in Cinco Ranch. 

Hollingsworth was appointed to the board in 2009 by Texas Governor Rick Perry. In 2012, he has served as the board's secretary, chair of the Finance and Administration Committee, and as a member of the Executive and Compensation Committee. During his first two years on the board, Hollingsworth served as chair of the Endowment Management Committee.

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 general corporate and securities matters, government strategies, employment contracts, grievances, employee terminations, school and college governance, coalition building, strategic communications and policy development.