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James Derrick

 
Partner - Kelly, Hart & Hallman
 
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Company Name : Kelly, Hart & Hallman
 
Company Website : www.khh.com
 
Company Address : 201 Main St.
Ste. 2500, Fort Worth, TX,
United States,
 
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Biography

James V. Derrick, Jr. is a partner in Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP, and is head of the firm's Houston office. He received his bachelor of arts, with honors, in 1967 from The University of Texas at Austin. He received his doctor of jurisprudence, with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law in 1970, where he was a member of Chancellors and the Order of the Coif, and where he served as an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. Following law school, Mr. Derrick served as judicial clerk to the Honorable Homer Thornberry of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He joined VInson & Elkins in 1971, where he became a partner in 1976, and practiced there for twenty years. In 1991 he joined Enron Corp., where he served as its Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and then as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, until his retirement in 2002.

Mr. Derrick has advised publicly held and privately held business enterprises on United States and international business and energy transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and partnerships. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at The University of Texas School of Law. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and of the Houston Committee on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Derrick's civic involvement has included serving on the boards of Houston Grand Opera, The Foundation for Jones Hall, and the Society for the Performing Arts. He is a recipient of the Anti-Defamation League's Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award, an award given for professional achievement combined with community service.

He has served as Chair of the Houston Bar Foundation, President of The University of Texas Alumni Association, Trustee of The University of Texas Law School Foundation, Trustee of the Center for American and International Law, Vice Chair of the Advisory Board of the Southwestern Legal Foundation's Oil and Gas Education Center, member of the American Gas Association's Legal Executive Committee, and Chair of the American Gas Association's Corporate Law Committee.

Mr. Derrick and his wife, Carrin Patman, are captivated daily by the shenanigans of Lord Wellington S.S. Derrick, Q.C., their much loved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Mr. Derrick enjoys international travel, reading, music, trekking, and golf.

Education & Honors

The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., with honors, 1967

The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with honors, 1970

Chancellors

Order of the Coif

Associate Editor, Texas Law Review

Consul Award

Law Clerk, the Honorable Homer Thornberry, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Judicial Circuit, 1970-1971

Adjunct Professor of Law, The University of Texas School of Law, 1984-1990

Recipient, Anti Defamation League, Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

Admission & Affiliations

Texas, 1970

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Houston Bar Association

Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation

Fellow and Former Chair, Houston Bar Foundation

Former Trustee, The University of Texas Law School Foundation

Former President, The University of Texas Law School Alumni Association

Former Trustee, The Center for American and International Law

Former Vice Chair and Member of Executive Committee, Advisory Board, Oil and Gas Education Center, the Southwestern Legal Foundation

Former Member, Legal Executive Committee, American Gas Association

Former Chair, Corporate Law Committee, American Gas Association

Member, Council on Foreign Relations

Member, Houston Committee on Foreign Relations

 
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