Larry B. Pascal of Haynes and Boone to Lead Texas Supreme Court Task Force on International Law Practice

10/02/2009

DALLAS – Larry B. Pascal, head of the Haynes and Boone, LLP Americas Practice Group, has been appointed by the Texas Supreme Court to chair a task force that will make recommendations on the modernization of the international law practice rules in Texas.

The task force consists of 14 people representing a diverse group of attorneys from throughout the state, including a former president of the State Bar of Texas, a representative of the Board of Law Examiners, a representative of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, a dean of a law school based in Texas and several practicing attorneys working for law firms and companies in the state.

Mr. Pascal, a former chair of the State Bar of Texas International Law Section, previously led the effort to reform the state’s rules on foreign legal consultants established in Texas, and has been active on this issue with the American Bar Association over the years.

The Haynes and Boone Latin American practice has been recognized as one of the leaders in Latin America by numerous business organizations and publications, including Latin Lawyer, Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global.

As part of its Latin American practice, Haynes and Boone maintains one of the largest Mexico City practices of any U.S. law firm. Its approximately 20 Mexico City-based attorneys have a wide range of experience in handling the legal aspects of international business, foreign investment, trade regulation, project finance, infrastructure, litigation and arbitration.

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 500 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by The National Law Journal. The firm has been recognized as one of the "Best Corporate Law Firms in America" (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2009), as one of "The Best 20 Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2009), and as a Top 100 law firm for both diversity (MultiCultural Law Magazine, 2009) and women (Women 3.0, 2008).

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