Haynes and Boone’s Bill Greenhill Sworn In as A Tarrant County College Board Trustee

06/25/2010

FORT WORTH – Haynes and Boone, LLP Of Counsel Bill Greenhill was elected in May to the Tarrant County College (TCC) Board of Directors for a six-year term. He took office at the June 23 board meeting. Mr. Greenhill represents the college’s District Four, encompassing much of West Fort Worth and the cities of Westworth Village, White Settlement, Lake Worth, Azle, Haslet, Watauga, Haltom City, North Richland Hills, and a large part of Keller.

“My professional and public service experience has made me acutely aware of the vital importance of a well-educated and prepared workforce to the economic viability and vitality of our community,” Mr. Greenhill said. “Before being sworn in, I visited each of the five college campuses and discussed the successes of, as well as issues facing, the college with the leadership terms of the campuses, as well as with College Chancellor Erma Hadley Johnson. Being a trustee, I believe I can contribute not only to maintaining what has been done to achieve TCC's mission but also to enhance, where possible, the achievement of that mission.”

In his practice at Haynes and Boone, Mr. Greenhill advises corporate decision makers, in-house counsel and financial industry executives on structuring complicated corporate and financial transactions to promote their business objectives. His clients include established public and private corporations involved in debt, equity and merger and acquisition transactions; financial institutions involved in structured financings; start-up companies preparing IPO or purchase strategies; and businesses, including underwriters, borrowers, collateral agents and trustees, involved in sophisticated taxable and tax exempt municipal bond transactions. Mr. Greenhill has also assisted large corporations, start-ups and emerging businesses in navigating the securities/capital markets and the complex laws which regulate them.

Mr. Greenhill is also a member of Haynes and Boone’s recently-formed public law practice, which revolves around the firm’s long-held commitment to civic participation and public service. Mr. Greenhill’s experience in public and private sectors gives him the insight into the legal and political challenges facing governmental entities and the private companies that do business with them. The Public Law Practice’s private entity clients are engaged in infrastructure projects and litigation from Hidalgo to Harris County. The firm represents public and private entities in commercial litigation, public sector disputes, infrastructure projects and as general counsel.

Tarrant County College is a comprehensive two-year institution providing education to more than 45,000 students in associate degree and technical programs. It is the fourth largest college or university in Texas. The college has five major campuses throughout Tarrant County and administrative offices in downtown Fort Worth.

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 almost 550 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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