Larry Pascal Nominated to World Services Group Board

07/18/2013


DALLAS – Partner Larry Pascal, chair of the Haynes and Boone, LLP Americas Practice Group and co-chair of its International Practice Group, has been nominated for the board of directors of the World Services Group (WSG), one of the largest international networks of law firms in the world.

WSG has 130 member firms in 115 countries in eight different regions: Africa, Caribbean, Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Central America, Middle East, and South America.

Pascal will begin his four-year term after formal election Sept. 18 at the WSG annual meeting in Rio de Janeiro. In 2012, the WSG selected Pascal as its “Member of the Year.” He previously served as the chair of the North American region for WSG.

“With this nomination, the World Services Group is rightly recognizing Larry’s tireless work on behalf of the organization,” said Terry Conner, Haynes and Boone managing partner. “As globalization continues to transform the way business is conducted, the WSG is becoming increasingly important to our delivery of legal services. It’s great to have representation on the board and we’re proud that Larry will be lending his ample talents to this organization.”

Haynes and Boone is one of the WSG’s founding firms and regularly employs its vast network to assist clients with issues in geographical areas where the firm does not have offices. Members include a broad range of professional services firms and companies, not just law firms. Using its unique tools and information systems, members are able to create new business opportunities and gain instant access to valuable resources across the globe.

Pascal has more than 20 years of experience in advising companies on their cross-border Latin American and Spanish projects, counseling clients on transactions throughout Latin American, the Caribbean and other parts of the world.

He has established himself as a leader in the international bar community, serving as the chair of the International Section of the State Bar of Texas and leading a successful campaign for the adoption of the ABA Model Rule on Foreign Legal Consultants in Texas. He received his appointment as the chair of the Task Force on International Law Practice from the Texas Supreme Court, and guided that prestigious body on a unanimous set of proposed reforms for modernizing international law practice in Texas, which was tendered to the Texas Supreme Court earlier this year.

Pascal has been recognized by respected market watchers such as Chambers and Latin Lawyer for multiple years, particularly in the area of area of mergers and acquisitions and projects. He is also recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 for International Trade and Finance Law. He is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

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