– Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Nicholas Even
has been selected as a recipient of Cornell College’s Leadership and Service Award, recognizing him among three Cornell alumni who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in their careers, and “whose work has contributed to the betterment of their community and its citizens, and whose commitment to the college has remained strong for many years." >>
– Haynes and Boone, LLP co-founder and Partner Mike Boone
has been selected chair of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Board of Trustees. Boone has been an SMU trustee since 1996.
As chair, Boone will lead the university’s 42-member governing board and serve as co-chair of SMU Unbridled: The Second Century Campaign, a program focused on raising $1 billion for scholarships, faculty and academic excellence, and campus housing. He also serves as the vice chair of the Dedman Law School’s Executive Board. >>
– Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Rafael Anchia
has been named recipient of the Dallas Bar Association’s 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Justice Award, which recognizes local leaders whose lives and practice exemplify the principles embodied by Dr. King’s leadership. >>
Despite Houston's healthy economy, too many hardworking families here live on the fragile financial edge, where a broken water heater or bad case of the flu can spell economic disaster. One in three families lives on an annual income of $40,000 or less; while $47,000 annually is considered the minimum needed to cover basic expenses for a family of four. >>