Janet Vaughan Robertson of Haynes and Boone Named Fellow of Texas Bar Foundation
HOUSTON – Janet Vaughan Robertson, of counsel in the Haynes and Boone, LLP Public Law Practice Group, has been elected to membership as a fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.
Fellows of the foundation are selected for their outstanding professional achievements and demonstrated commitment to the improvement of the justice system throughout the state.
Selection is restricted to members of the State Bar of Texas. Each year one-third of one percent of members are invited to become fellows. Once nominees are selected, they must be elected by the Texas Bar Foundation Board of Trustees. Membership has grown from an initial 254 charter fellows in 1965 to more than 7,500 fellows throughout Texas today.
In addition to serving as bond counsel, underwriter counsel, credit bank counsel, borrower counsel, and issuer counsel in connection with multi-million dollar municipal and conduit bond issues, Robertson’s work in public finance includes providing taxable and tax-exempt financing for charter schools, hospitals, health care facilities, continuous care retirement communities, cultural facilities, various industrial development facilities, and other issuers located throughout Texas and the United States.
Robertson also has substantial experience in banking and lending, securities law, project finance, private placements, asset securitizations (including issuance of nonconsolidation and true sale opinions), all forms of secured transactions (real, personal and mixed collateral), mortgage warehouse lending, repurchase agreements, interest rate swaps and loan workouts.
About Haynes and Boone
Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Moscow, providing a full spectrum of legal services. With more than 525 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been named one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2011) and recognized as a “Top 20 Law Firm” for culture and for diversity with respect to both women and minorities (Vault, 2012). For more information, visit www.haynesboone.com.
About the Texas Bar Foundation
The Texas Bar Foundation is the largest charitably-funded bar foundation in the country. Founded in 1965 by lawyers determined to assist the public and improve the profession of law, the Texas Bar Foundation has maintained its mission of using the financial contributions of its membership to build a strong justice system for all Texans. To date, the Texas Bar Foundation has distributed more than $13 million throughout Texas to assist nonprofit organizations with a wide range of justice-related programs and services. For more information, contact the Texas Bar Foundation at www.txbf.org.