Lynne Liberato Inducted into Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas’ 2012 Hall of Achievement

03/05/2012

HOUSTON – Lynne Liberato, a partner at Haynes and Boone, LLP, is one of three laureates inducted into the Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas’ (JASET) 2012 JA Hall of Achievement.

Liberato’s induction is a result of her accomplishments in Houston’s legal community, including service as the first female president of the Houston Bar Association and president of the State Bar Of Texas, as well as her commitment to public service, including service as the chair of the United Way of Greater Houston.  

The 2012 laureates were selected by a committee comprised of previous inductees of the JA Hall of Achievement and the JASET Board of Directors. The other inductees are Earl Hesterberg, president and CEO of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. and James Mulva, chairman and CEO of ConocoPhillips.

“These laureates epitomize the entrepreneurial spirit while being positive role models for the young people who would walk in their footsteps,” said Rick Franke, president of the Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas.

Laureates are honored in a permanent educational display within the JASET experiential learning center. Each laureate’s life story is displayed to share a unique perspective of the individual’s life as a child and adult in hopes that children look at the stories and find threads of inspiration and motivation to dream bigger, work harder, and most importantly, never give up on themselves.

The JA Hall of Achievement was founded by JASET in 2006, and has inducted eighteen Houstonians to-date. The induction ceremony will take place on March 29 at the Hilton Americas - Downtown Houston. To learn more about the event, visit www.jahouston.org.

At Haynes and Boone, Liberato co-heads the firm’s Appellate Practice Group and has led some of the most significant appeals in Texas, including before the United States and Texas Supreme Courts.

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).

About Junior Achievement of Southwest Texas (JASET)

Since 1945, the mission of Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas (JASET) has been to educate and inspire young people to value free enterprise and understand business and economics to improve the quality of their lives. JASET is a member of Junior Achievement, a global organization that operates in 123 countries and reaches 9.7 million students. It’s the world’s largest and fastest-growing non-profit economic education organization and its programs are taught by classroom volunteers from the business community. 

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